Halema‘uma‘u lava lake—November 9, 2021

Lava lake with dark solidified lava crust covering most of the surface and an active vent on the far side

Detailed Description

A view of the Halema‘uma‘u lava lake taken during a helicopter overflight on the morning of November 9, 2021. Lava is visible in the spillway and in the west vent on the far side of the lava lake (center). There are also several small perched overflows in the northwest quadrant of the lake (near center between the vent and main island). USGS photo by L. Gallant.


Image Dimensions: 4288 x 2848

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Location Taken: US