The lava pond in the NE portion of Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō remains active, and ha...

The lava pond in the northeast portion of Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō crater remains ...

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The lava pond in the northeast portion of Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō crater remains active, and has built up a slightly elevated rim following several overflows over the past week. Today the pond was gently gas pistoning - a process that involves the cyclic rise and fall of the lava level due to gas buildup and release.

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Image Dimensions: 4752 x 3168

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