Kīlauea summit eruption - December 23, 2020

Color photo of lava lake

Detailed Description

Scientists continue to monitor the ongoing eruption in Kīlauea Volcano's summit caldera, Island of Hawai‘i. This photo, from the south rim of Halema‘uma‘u crater and looking north, shows the volcanic gas plume heading west. USGS photo by M. Patrick. 


Image Dimensions: 4032 x 3024

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Location Taken: US