Views of Kīlauea's summit lava lake on March 26

During today’s HVO helicopter overflight of the Kīlauea summit eruption, no major changes were observed

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During today’s HVO helicopter overflight of the Kīlauea summit eruption, no major changes were observed. As the west vent continues to erupt lava into the active lava lake, volcanic gas emissions remain elevated, with a visible plume rising from the western vent (upper-right). The most recent SO2 emission rates were recorded on March 22 at about 950 t/d. USGS photo taken by L. DeSmither on March 26, 2021.

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Image Dimensions: 4320 x 2880

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Location Taken: US