Routine overflight of Kīlauea's East Rift Zone

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Detailed Description

HVO geologists conducted a routine overflight of Kīlauea's East Rift Zone, from Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō to the lower East Rift Zone flow field, on Tuesday, January 21. This photo looks uprift (west) and shows Fissure 8, the dominant vent for the 2018 lower East Rift Zone eruption. Minor steaming is normally present in and around the cone. USGS photo by M. Zoeller.


Image Dimensions: 5184 x 3456

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