Kīlauea summit aerial imagery - January 7, 2021

Color photograph of lava lake, vents, and island

Detailed Description

Aerial image of the active west vent area and the largest island in Halemaʻumaʻu's growing lava lake. During the overflight of Kīlauea's summit today (January 7, 2021) at approximately 10:30 a.m. HST, HVO geologists noted that the dome fountain, which had been persistent near the base of the west vent area, had subsided and was no longer present. USGS photo by K. Mulliken. 


Image Dimensions: 6000 x 4000

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Location Taken: US