Halema‘uma‘u just after sunset on January 8, 2021

Color photograph of lava lake

Detailed Description

Kīlauea’s summit lava lake, in Halema‘uma‘u, just after sunset on January 8, 2021. This view is to the north, from the south rim of the crater.  HVO scientists continue to monitor the eruption within an area of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park that remains closed to the public for safety reasons. USGS image by N. Deligne. 


Image Dimensions: 6240 x 4160

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Location Taken: US