Kīlauea Volcano's summit eruption within Halema‘uma‘u crater

Color photograph of eruption

Detailed Description

The eruption at Kīlauea Volcano's summit continues within Halema‘uma‘u crater. This photo, taken at approximately 2:43 p.m. HST on December 22, shows the two fissures active on the crater wall that continue to feed a growing lava lake. USGS photo by L. DeSmither.


Image Dimensions: 1024 x 683

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Location Taken: US