Kīlauea's summit eruption in Halema‘uma‘u is nearly five years old

Kīlauea's summit eruption in Halema‘uma‘u is nearly five years old...

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An active lava lake is contained within the Overlook crater, within Halema‘uma‘u Crater at the summit of Kīlauea Volcano. The summit eruption began on March 19, 2008, and is now nearly five years old. The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory and Jaggar Museum are visible as a small bump on the horizon in the upper right portion of the image.

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Image Dimensions: 5116 x 3411

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