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Halema‘uma‘u lava lake—12 October 2022

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Image of the Kīlauea summit eruption within Halema‘uma‘u crater. The western vent complex (fuming cones in foreground), Halema‘uma‘u lava lake and south pond (silvery surface in center), and large island (darker lava in upper left) and all visible in this view from the west rim. Incandescent lava spatter is visible at the east end of the active lava lake. USGS Photo taken by F. Trusdell on the morning of October 12, 2022.


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