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Kīlauea Volcano — Geologist Making Observations of Fissure 8

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Fisheye lens photograph of a USGS geologist making observations of the fissure 8 lava channel at sunset July 3, 2018. The field crew is at a high point overlooking the channel near where it makes a 90 degree turn around Kapoho Crater and flows south. The glow of the fissure 8 vent is the bright spot in the center of a different cone, Halekamahina.


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