Halema‘uma‘u crater at dusk on June 2

Color photograph of lava lake

Detailed Description

During a Kīlauea summit monitoring field shift on the evening of June 2, HVO geologists observed no eruptive activity or any major changes at the Halema‘uma‘u crater lava lake. No incandescence was visible anywhere on the lake surface or around the vents. Degassing from the west vent was minimal, with most outgassing now observed coming from a location along the the crater wall on the northeast side of the lava lake (back left of the lake surface in this photo). USGS photo by B. Carr.


Image Dimensions: 6000 x 4000

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Location Taken: US