Kilauea summit lava lake

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Kilauea summit lava lake

Detailed Description

The summit lava lake has dropped significantly over the past few days, and, as of the evening of 5/6/18, was roughly 220m below the crater rim. This very wide angle camera view captures the entire north portion of the Overlook crater.

Details

Image Dimensions: 4608 x 2592

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Location Taken: US