Kīlauea summit on June 8, 2021

A view of the southwest crater wall of Halema‘uma‘u from the down-dropped at the summit of Kīlauea

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A view of the southwest crater wall of Halema‘uma‘u from the down-dropped at the summit of Kīlauea. The lava lake surface within Halema‘uma‘u, blocked by the lava in the foreground, continues to emit a diffuse volcanic gas plume (center). Prior to the 2018 summit collapse, the lava surface in the foreground use to be at the same elevation as the crater rim in the upper left-hand side of the photo. USGS photo taken by C. Parcheta on June 8, 2021.

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Image Dimensions: 5184 x 3456

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Location Taken: US