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September 2, 2022 — Kīlauea summit eruption monitoring

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A telephoto view of the eastern end of Halema‘uma‘u crater floor, where lava flows erupted over the past year intersect the crater wall. The fissure that erupted in 1982 on Kīlauea caldera floor is visible as a ridge-like feature about 130 feet (40 meters) above these lava flows. USGS image by K. Mulliken.


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