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Halema'uma'u Lava Lake Fills from Two Spatter and Fountain Sources

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23 December 2020 - Kīlauea Volcano US Geological Survey Hawaiian Volcano Observatory. Clip 1: A mid-day helicopter overflight provided aerial views of the eruption in Halema'uma'u crater. This video shows two active fissures erupting lava into a growing lava lake. Visual and thermal images collected during the overflight are used to map the ongoing activity. Clip 2: Three small spattering vents on the western fissure, taken from the south rim of at 9 a.m. HST. Clip 3: Fountaining from the north fissure, taken from the south rim at 9 a.m. HST.




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