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

An aerial view of the western portion of the lava lake within Halema‘uma‘u crater at the summit of Kīlauea

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An aerial view of the western portion of the lava lake within Halema‘uma‘u crater at the summit of Kīlauea. The west vent (upper-right) continues to erupt lava into the perched active portion of the lava lake. The main island, which remains trapped in place by the solidified lava crust surrounding it, is visible at the bottom of the photo. 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