What was that ship doing by the 2018 lava deltas?

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Ship Rainier backdropped by its namesake, Mount Rainier, an active Cascade Range stratovolcano in Washington. In September 2019, the Rainier conducted a bathymetric survey along Hawai‘i Island's Puna coast, where lava entered the ocean during Kīlauea Volcano's 2018 eruption. Photo courtesy of NOAA.

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