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Kīlauea summit eruption in Halemaʻumaʻu crater - October 2, 2021

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A close-up view of the southeast margin of the lava lake within Halema‘uma‘u crater, Kīlauea summit. Over the past few days, a levee has formed around most of the lava lakes perimeter to create a lake that is perched several meters (yards) above the solidified outer rim. On October 2, the levee shown in this image was approximately 3 meters (10 ft) high. UGSG photo taken by L. DeSmither on October 2, 2021.


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