Halema‘uma‘u lava lake, Kīlauea summit eruption—April 13, 2021

View from the south rim of Halema‘uma‘u shows the perched lava lake

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This view from the south rim of Halema‘uma‘u shows the perched lava lake, supplied by lava from the western fissure (upper right portion of photo). The levee surrounding the active lava lake is up to about 5 m (16 ft) high. USGS photo by M. Patrick on April 13, 2021.

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Image Dimensions: 6000 x 4000

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Location Taken: US