February 5, 2021 — Kīlauea

Color photograph of volcanic vent and lava lake

Detailed Description

A close view of the active western portion of the Halema‘uma‘u lava lake at Kīlauea summit on Friday, February 5, 2021. The active west side of the lake had numerous surface breakouts and foundering crust. Lava effusion continues into the lava lake from the base of the west vent (left). USGS photo taken by K. Lynn.


Image Dimensions: 5472 x 3648

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Location Taken: US