Vents on the western wall of Halema‘uma‘u crater

This telephoto image shows two vents that formed on the western wall of Halema‘uma‘u crater during the current eruption

Detailed Description

This telephoto image shows two vents that formed on the western wall of Halema‘uma‘u crater during the current eruption of Kīlauea, which began on September 29, 2021. The photo was taken from the southern rim of Halema‘uma‘u crater at 9:02 a.m. HST on Oct. 1, 2021, in an area of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park that remains closed to the public due to safety reasons. USGS photo by J.M. Chang.

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Image Dimensions: 5184 x 3888

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Location Taken: US

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USGS