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January 8, 2023 — Kīlauea, active lava lake in Halema‘uma‘u

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Photo of active lava lake in Halema‘uma‘u, at the summit of Kīlauea, taken during an helicopter overflight on January 8, 2023. Photo is taken from the east, and Mauna Loa appears in the background. Activity is focused in the eastern portion of Halema‘uma‘u, along with the basin within the western portion of the crater that was the focus of activity in 2021-2022. USGS photo by N. Deligne.


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