May 20, 2021 — Kīlauea

Color photograph of lava lake and vent

Detailed Description

A close-up view of the western fissure vent complex and gas plume within Halema‘uma‘u, at the summit of Kīlauea. Gas emissions remain slightly elevated, with the most recent measurements on May 18 at 100 tonnes per day. The lava inlet from the base of the west vent, which no longer appears to be active, is visible on the right. USGS photo from the southern rim of Halema‘uma‘u taken by L. DeSmither on May 20, 2021.

Details

Image Dimensions: 6000 x 4000

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Location Taken: US