Kīlauea summit eruption in Halemaʻumaʻu crater - October 4, 2021

A geologist uses a laser rangefinder to measure the elevation of the active lava lake in Halema‘uma‘u crater

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A Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) geologist uses a laser rangefinder to measure the elevation of the active lava lake in Halema‘uma‘u crater, at the summit of Kīlauea. HVO scientists continue to monitor the ongoing eruption from an area within Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park that remains closed to the public due to safety concerns. USGS photo taken by M. Patrick on October 4, 2021.

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Image Dimensions: 6000 x 4000

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Location Taken: US