West vent fountain on October 6, 2021

Color photograph of lava fountain

Detailed Description

The west vent fountain in KÄ«lauea's ongoing Halema‘uma‘u eruption was 12 m (39 ft) above the lava lake surface in the late afternoon of October 6, 2021. This photo was taken by USGS geologist K. Lynn from the northwest rim of Halema‘uma‘u looking south.


Image Dimensions: 5184 x 3888

Date Taken:

Location Taken: US