Kīlauea's eruption in Halema‘uma‘u reaches 8th anniv

Kīlauea Volcano's summit eruption in Halema‘uma‘u Crater reaches 8t...

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Kīlauea Volcano's summit eruption began on March 19, 2008, and continues today. The lava lake is contained within the Overlook crater, which is set within the larger Halema‘uma‘u Crater. In this February 28, 2016, photo, the lava lake surface was just 30 m (100 ft) below the rim of the Overlook crater. Spattering is visible in the southeast portion of the lake. USGS photo.


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