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Kīlauea summit eruption in Halemaʻumaʻu crater - October 2, 2021

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A telephoto image of the west vent in Halema‘uma‘u at the summit of Kīlauea, taken from the western rim of the crater. This fountain continues to produce the largest volcanic gas plume. Hawaiian Volcano Observatory scientists continue to monitor the eruption from an area within Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park that remains closed to the public due to safety reasons. UGSG photo taken by L. DeSmither on October 2, 2021.


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