Kīlauea summit eruption and plume on Dec. 21, 2020

Color photograph of eruption and plume

Detailed Description

Photo shows volcanic gases from the current eruption at Kīlauea’s summit being transported southwest into the closed area (left side of photo). This photo also shows the cracks, cliffs, and uneven ground surfaces present in the closed area of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park. USGS photo by K. Mulliken on 12/21/2020. 


Image Dimensions: 6000 x 4000

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Location Taken: US