February 26, 2021 — Kīlauea

Color photograph of lava lake and rainbow

Detailed Description

Heavy rains at the summit of Kīlauea Volcano (Hawaii) cleared on the afternoon of Friday, February 26, 2021, to show the steaming surface of the lava lake at Halema‘uma‘u viewed from the west. A rainbow arches over the lake looking east across the crater toward Kīlauea Iki. 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. 


Image Dimensions: 4928 x 1920

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Location Taken: US