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February 6, 2024 — Aerial survey of Kīlauea Koa‘e fault system and Southwest Rift Zone

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On February 6, 2024, HVO geologists conducted an overflight of the Koa‘e fault system, south of Kīlauea caldera, and the Southwest Rift Zone to assess cracks observed by ground crews in the area over the weekend. This view shows lava flows from the 1971 Southwest Rift Zone eruption; Kīlauea caldera is visible to the northeast. USGS photo by H. Winslow.


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