View of west vent area in Halema‘uma‘u - Kīlauea, May 28 2021

Color photograph of solidified lava lake surface

Detailed Description

View looking to the east of the western part of the now inactive lava lake in Halema‘uma‘u at the summit of Kīlauea Volcano, taken on May 28th. The west vent area is at the bottom. The glowing vent area in the photo taken in the evening on May 24th is visible in the bottom right, with a white rim at the top of the now inactive vent. Part of the main island is visible in the top third of the photo. USGS photo taken by N. Deligne.


Image Dimensions: 4288 x 2848

Date Taken:

Location Taken: US