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March 2, 2022 — Kīlauea summit damaged road

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A portion of Crater Rim Drive that was damaged during Kīlauea's 2018 summit collapse events was visible during a Hawaiian Volcano Observatory monitoring overflight on March 2, 2022. Crater Rim Drive used to go around Kīlauea summit caldera within Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park. During 2018, a large eruption of the lower East Rift Zone partially drained Kīlauea summit magma reservoir, causing parts of the summit to collapse and destroying portions of Crater Rim Drive. USGS image by K. Mulliken.


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