View of lava lake in Halema‘uma‘u - Kīlauea, March 4 2021

The lava lake in Halema‘uma‘u crater remains active.

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The lava lake in Halema‘uma‘u crater remains active. This view looking to the northwest on Wednesday, March 4, 2021, focuses on the active portion of the lake; the eastern stagnant portion is out of view to the right. Lava enters the lake at the base of the western vent spatter cone (left). This photo was taken in an area of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park that remains closed to the public due to safety reasons. USGS photo by N. Deligne.

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Image Dimensions: 6240 x 4160

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Location Taken: US

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USGS