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West vent, Halema‘uma‘u, Kīlauea - October 27, 2021

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View of the west vent within Halema‘uma‘u, at the summit of Kīlauea, as seen from the western crater rim. Ponded lava within the west vent cone continues to flow down a spillway and into the lava lake. USGS photo taken on October 29, 2021, by N. Deligne.


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