Telephoto aerial view of western fissure in Halema‘uma‘u, Jan. 12

During this morning’s overflight of Halema‘uma‘u, favorable conditions allowed clear views of the western fissure

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During this morning’s overflight of Halema‘uma‘u, favorable conditions allowed HVO scientists to get clear views of the active western fissure within the crater. A spatter cone of dark fresh lava has built around both the fountaining vent and its turbulent outflow channel down to the lava lake. USGS photo taken by M. Zoeller on January 12, 2021.

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Image Dimensions: 5184 x 3456

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Location Taken: US