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January 10, 2022 — Kīlauea

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A close up of the surface texture on the active lava lake in Halema‘uma‘u crater, at the summit of Kīlauea. The classic zig-zag pattern in apparent in the incandescent spreading zones between crustal plates that form on the surface of the lava lake. USGS photo by M. Patrick.


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