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June 14, 2023 — Closeup of roiling lava inside eruptive vent within Halemaʻumaʻu

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A view of roiling lava within the eruptive vent in the southwest wall of Halemaʻumaʻu crater on Wednesday, July 14, 2023, partially obscured by thick volcanic fume. This vent is currently the only active eruptive vent at the summit of Kīlauea. USGS photo by M. Patrick.


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