Kīlauea west vent “dome fountain” activity for 5 January, 2021

Color photograph of volcanic vent

Detailed Description

View through the laser rangefinder from the south rim of Halema‘uma‘u, Kīlauea Volcano summit, and showing the “dome fountain” and west vent effusive lava flow around 3:30 p.m. HST on January 5, 2021. A glowing vent is also visible at the top of the spatter structure. USGS photo by K. Lynn.


Image Dimensions: 4032 x 3024

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Location Taken: US