March 30, 2021 — Kīlauea

Color photograph of lava lake

Detailed Description

This photo shows Halema‘uma‘u Crater from the western caldera rim, looking east. Active surface lava is limited to the western portion of the lake, and can be seen as the silvery surface just below the center of the image. The eastern portion of the lake is solidified at the surface, and is visible just above the center. USGS photo by M. Patrick.


Image Dimensions: 4896 x 3672

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Location Taken: US