Western vent remains active within Halemaʻumaʻu crater—Kīlauea Volcano

View of the active west vent from the south rim of the Halemaʻumaʻu crater on January 29, 2021

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View of the active west vent from the south rim of the Halemaʻumaʻu crater on January 29, 2021. The west vent is almost completely crusted over and the effusion is slow from the base of the spatter cone. This photograph was taken from an area of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park that remains closed to the public for safety reasons. USGS photo taken by D. Downs.

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Image Dimensions: 5184 x 3456

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Location Taken: US