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Standing wave in the lava flows at the summit of Kīlauea

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A 1-meter (3-foot)-high standing wave was present in the spillway that is feeding the active portion of Kīlauea's summit lava lake, as seen from the west side of Halema‘uma‘u crater (in the vicinity of the KWcam and looking to the east). USGS photo by L. Gallant


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