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Eruptive activity resumes at west vent in Halema‘uma‘u

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Eruptive activity resumed today in Halema‘uma‘u crater, at the summit of Kīlauea volcano, after a brief pause of several days. This photograph shows spattering and lava effusion from the west vent, which has built a steep spatter cone. USGS image by M. Patrick.


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