Thermal image from HVO morning overflight of Halema‘uma‘u crater Jan 5

Aerial thermal image taken at approximately 8:30 a.m. HST during this morning’s HVO overflight.

Detailed Description

Aerial thermal image taken at approximately 8:30 a.m. HST during this morning’s HVO overflight. The “perched” lava lake geometry has become much more apparent over the past week as the cooler perimeter of the lava lake widens. See this photo for a description on how the perched lava lake forms. View looking northwest. USGS thermal image taken by M. Patrick on January 5, 2021.

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Image Dimensions: 1070 x 728

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Location Taken: US