March 18, 2021—West vent in Halema‘uma‘u crater at Kīlauea summit

March 18, 2021—west vent in Halema‘uma‘u crater at Kīlauea Volcano's summit

Detailed Description

On March 18, 2021, morning light illuminated the west vent in Halema‘uma‘u crater at Kīlauea Volcano's summit. Small collapses of the cone have accumulated into a loose pile of rubble (left) on the stagnant crust at its base—adjacent to the active lava lake (lower-right). USGS photo by K. Lynn.

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Image Dimensions: 5472 x 3648

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Location Taken: US