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Kīlauea summit eruption in Halemaʻumaʻu crater - October 1, 2021

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Aerial image looking to the southwest and showing fissures within Halema‘uma‘u, at Kīlauea's summit, producing lava fountains within the southern and south-central part of the lava lake. These lava fountains are less energetic than when the eruption started on September 29, 2021, but are still spattering to heights of about 5 meters (16 ft) or less. USGS photo by D. Downs.


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