Eruption in Halema‘uma‘u crater - February 24, 2021

Color photograph of lava flow

Detailed Description

A telephoto image of the small lava flow from the western fissure within Halema‘uma‘u, at the summit of Kīlauea. Occasional incandescence was visible (center) from the weakly active flow on the northwestern lava lake levee. A portion of the active lava lake is visible in the lower-right. This photo was taken within an area of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park that remains closed to the public due to safety reasons. USGS photo taken by L. DeSmither on February 24, 2021.


Image Dimensions: 6000 x 4000

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Location Taken: US