Kīlauea Halema‘uma‘u 1952 eruption

Color photograph of two spatter cones, lava pond, and crater wall

Detailed Description

Two small spatter cones, within a larger cone, are outgassing on the floor of Halema‘uma‘u Crater. A lava pond, approximately 30 m (100 ft) in diameter, is visible between the small cones. This photograph is looking westward, taken from the southeastern rim of the crater by G. Macdonald on August 27, 1952.


Image Dimensions: 794 x 547

Date Taken:

Location Taken: US