Helicopter Overflight of Halema‘uma‘u—November 9, 2021

Wide view of the lava lake at Kīlauea summit with Mauna Loa in the background

Detailed Description

HVO geologists conducted a helicopter overflight of Halema‘uma‘u, at the summit of Kīlauea, on the morning of November 9. A gas plume can be seen rising from the west vent along the crater wall (center left). Mauna Loa is visible in the background. USGS photo by B. Carr.


Image Dimensions: 6000 x 4000

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Location Taken: US