November 12, 2021 — Kīlauea telephoto view of overflow
A telephoto view of the overflow north of the west vent in Halema‘uma‘u crater, at the summit of Kīlauea. The flow direction is from east (top) to west (bottom) in the photo, and the height of the overflow is approximately 1 meter (3.3 feet). Black chunks of cooled crust can be seen entrained in the flow. Photo taken at 1:18 p.m. HST on Nov. 12, 2021, from the western rim. USGS photo by J.M. Chang.