Photos of Kīlauea's summit

A wide-angle view of Halema‘uma‘u in the southwestern part of Kīlauea caldera in Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park.

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A wide-angle view of Halema‘uma‘u in the southwestern part of Kīlauea caldera in Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park. The current lake is on the floor of Halema‘uma‘u just right of center, hidden from view by part of the caldera floor. A collapsed portion of Crater Rim Drive crosses the isolated block just left of center. Mauna Loa’s Southwest Rift Zone is visible in the background. This USGS photo was taken from Byron Ledge on October 9, 2020 by Don Swanson.

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Image Dimensions: 5184 x 1590

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Location Taken: US