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January 18, 2022 — Kīlauea

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Telephoto view of the west vent in Halema‘uma‘u crater after it resumed erupting in the late morning of January 18, 2022. A lighter gray gray recent lava flow is visible emanating from the west vent, and active lava upwells from the lava pond adjacent to the west vent in the upper left part of the photo. Cascades from the lava pond are filling the active portion of the lava lake. USGS image by K. Mulliken. 


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