October 8, 2021 — Kīlauea, active west vent in Halema‘uma‘u crater

Color photograph of volcanic vent and bird

Detailed Description

A Koa‘e Kea (white-tailed tropicbird) flies above the erupting west vent within Halema‘uma‘u crater, at the summit of Kīlauea. Photo taken from the south rim of Halema‘uma‘u at 10:41 a.m. HST on Oct. 8, 2021. USGS photo by J.M. Chang. 


Image Dimensions: 5184 x 3888

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Location Taken: US