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Kīlauea Volcano — Fissure Complex

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View of the fissure complex looking toward the southwest (uprift) during this afternoon's overflight at about 1:15 p.m. HST. The small lava flows spreading to the southeast from the fissure complex (lower middle) originate in the area of between fissures 16 and 18. The channelized lava flow in upper left originates from fissure 22.


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