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January 20, 2023 — Dusk views of the lava lake in Halema‘uma‘u, Kīlauea

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Dusk lighting on January 20, 2023, permitted better views of the morphology of the eastern lava lake in Halema‘uma‘u crater, at the summit of Kīlauea. The low sun angle highlighted the perched levees impounding the lake. USGS photo by M. Patrick.


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