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Photos of Kīlauea's summit

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A wide-angle view of the western wall of Kīlauea caldera in Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park as viewed from the foot of Byron Ledge trail (east wall of the caldera). The profile of Mauna Loa is visible in the background. The former site of HVO is perched on Uēkahuna Bluff, left of center in the image. This photo was taken in the early morning light, at 7:10 a.m. on October 9, 2020. USGS photo by Don Swanson.


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