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View of new Halema'uma'u eruption from the northwest rim of the crater

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Photo of the new lava lake within Halema'uma'u crater at Kīlauea summit taken early in the morning on September 30. This view from the northwest rim of Halema'uma'u shows two webcams facing the new eruption, with fissures producing lava that is accumulating within the crater. USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory scientists continue to monitor the ongoing eruption from within an area of Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park that remains closed to the public due to safety concerns. USGS photo taken by L. Gallant.

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