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Lava lake in Halema‘uma‘u, Kīlauea summit - October 29, 2021

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A wide view of the lava lake in Halema‘uma‘u, at the summit of Kīlauea, on October 29, 2021. This view, looking north, shows the west vent (left) which continues to supply lava to the active portion of the lava lake, while the eastern (right) portion is crusted over. The active lake is primarily between the west vent source and the main island (center). USGS photo by N. Deligne.


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