Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō — Lava Lake

The lava lake on the northeastern edge of the Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō crater floo...

Detailed Description

The lava lake on the northeastern edge of the Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō crater floor is about 30 m (100 ft) across. It's level rises and falls with changes in pressure in the magma storage body beneath Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō. Today, the lava lake was at a relatively low level, compared to its condition over the last few months.

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Image Dimensions: 4752 x 3168

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