HVO helicopter overflight of Kīlauea Volcano’s summit

During an HVO helicopter overflight of Kīlauea Volcano’s summit this morning (December 30), geologists collect imagery

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During an HVO helicopter overflight of Kīlauea Volcano’s summit this morning (December 30), geologists collected photos and thermal imagery to document eruptive changes and to make maps of the lava lake within Halema‘uma‘u crater. This aerial photo, taken at approximately 10:00 a.m. HST, shows the lava lake that is slowly rising within Halema‘uma‘u crater. The west vent remains active and continues to emit a small plume. SO2 emission rates remain elevated. USGS photo taken by L. DeSmither.

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Image Dimensions: 6000 x 4000

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Location Taken: US