View of lava lake in Halema‘uma‘u—Kīlauea—March 23, 2021

The lava lake in Halema‘uma‘u crater, at the summit of Kīlauea, remains active

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The lava lake in Halema‘uma‘u crater, at the summit of Kīlauea, remains active. Active surface lava is limited to the western (bottom) portion of the lake between the main island and the western fissure complex. In this view looking east, a 4 meter (13 feet) diameter skylight is visible at the top of the northeastern-most spatter cone (left). USGS photo by N. Deligne on March 23, 2021.

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Image Dimensions: 4288 x 2848

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Location Taken: US