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Lava falls from Halema‘uma‘u lava lake on January 25, 2022

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This telephoto image shows two lava falls in the Halema‘uma‘u lava lake at the summit of Kīlauea on January 25, 2022. These lava falls, along the southeastern edge of the active portion of the lava lake, were feeding a lava flow towards the south wall of Halema‘uma‘u crater. Laser rangefinder measurements indicated that the lava fall in the lower left of this frame was approximately 5 meters (16 feet) tall. USGS photo by M. Zoeller.


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