HVO geologist observing lava lake in Halema‘uma‘u - October 5, 2021

Color photograph of scientist monitoring eruption

Detailed Description

A Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) geologist notes observations of the active lava lake in Halema‘uma‘u crater, at the summit of Kīlauea. HVO scientists continue to monitor the ongoing eruption from an area within Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park that remains closed to the public due to hazardous conditions. USGS photo taken by N. Deligne on October 5, 2021.


Image Dimensions: 5184 x 3456

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Location Taken: US