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Kīlauea lower East Rift Zone lava flow

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During an overflight this morning, the Hawaii County Fire Department captured this image looking east toward Kapoho Crater. A breakout from the south margin of the main fissure 8 channel is sending a lava flow west of the crater (center, from left to right). The flow is advancing to the south toward Ahalanui (warm ponds).


Courtesy: Hawaii County Fire Department