Halema‘uma‘u and the Overlook Crater lava lake

Halema‘uma‘u and the Overlook Crater lava lake...

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The summit lava lake, its surface composed of solidified plates separated by incandescent seams, was about 42 m (138 ft) below the floor of Halema‘uma‘u today. The mostly destroyed visitor overlook is at the left side of the photo, on the rim of Halema‘uma‘u. View is toward the west.

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Image Dimensions: 1152 x 768

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