February 11, 2021 — Kīlauea

Color photograph of volcanic vent and lava lake

Detailed Description

No major changes were observed at the lava lake in Halema‘uma‘u crater during the field visit to Kīlauea Volcano's summit on Thursday, February 11. The western fissure, shown here, remained active with lava entering the lake at the normal inlet site. The inlet consisted of a small upwelling zone that was raised several meters (yards) above the surrounding lake surface. USGS photo by M. Patrick.


Image Dimensions: 4608 x 3456

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Location Taken: US