Halema‘uma‘u lava lake, Kīlauea summit eruption—March 26, 2021

A telephoto view of the west vent within Halema‘uma‘u crater taken during a HVO helicopter overflight

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A telephoto view of the west vent within Halema‘uma‘u crater taken during a Hawaiian Volcano Observatory helicopter overflight of Kīlauea summit. The west vent continues to supply lava into the active western portion of the lava lake from two adjacent inlets at its base (center-left). A pile of rubble, from a partial collapse of the cone several weeks ago, remains on the solidified crust at the base of the cone (left). USGS photo taken by L. DeSmither on March 26, 2021.

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Image Dimensions: 6000 x 4000

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Location Taken: US