October 10, 2021 — Kīlauea, Halema‘uma‘u lava lake at dusk

Color photograph of lava lake

Detailed Description

Lava fountaining activity continues from the western vent in Halema‘uma‘u, within Kīlauea summit caldera, viewed at dusk on October 10, 2021, from the west rim of the crater. Only the western half of the lake surface is active; the eastern half is covered by a cooling, solidified crust. USGS image by B. Carr.


Image Dimensions: 6000 x 4000

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Location Taken: US