Halema‘uma‘u lava lake, Kīlauea summit eruption—May 24, 2021

A zoomed-in view of the western lava lake in Halema‘uma‘u

Detailed Description

A zoomed-in view of the western lava lake in Halema‘uma‘u, at Kīlauea summit, where two locations of faint incandescence are visible beneath the surface crust (upper right). Eruptive activity has decreased significantly in the past few weeks and the once active lava surface has cooled and crusted over. USGS photo taken by B. Carr at dusk on May 24, 2021.

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Image Dimensions: 6000 x 4000

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Location Taken: US