Volcano Craters

Volcano Craters

Detailed Description

Left: Horseshoe-shaped crater of Mount St. Helens in 1980, formed by a landslide that removed the top of the volcano. The crater is about 2 km (1.2 mi) wide and the floor is about 600 m (1,970 ft) below the crater rim. Right: Halema‘uma‘u nestled in the summit crater of KÄ«lauea Volcano on August 1, the day before the last collapse event. The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory building is visible at far right.

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Image Dimensions: 2076 x 606

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Location Taken: US