February 10, 2021 — Kīlauea View of lava lake in Halema‘uma‘u

Color photograph of lava lake

Detailed Description

Twilight view of the lava lake in Halema‘uma‘u at Kīlauea Volcano's summit. This photo, taken from the southern rim of Halema‘uma‘u crater and looking northward, shows the active western (left) portion of the lava lake, which has hot incandescent lava visible at boundaries between plates on the lava lake. The inactive eastern (right) portion of the lake appears dark. USGS photo taken by N. Deligne on February 10, 2021.


Image Dimensions: 6240 x 4160

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Location Taken: US