Kīlauea Volcano — Halema‘uma‘u gas plume (April 13, 2021)

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Detailed Description

KPcam webcam on the flank of Mauna Loa looks south towards the summit of Kīlauea to monitor the gas plume from the active lava lake. This time-lapse video shows a typical day for the summit plume. Clear views in the night and morning show the low, ground-hugging plume carried to the southwest by the tradewinds. The plume is blocked from view by afternoon rain clouds. In the evening the clouds lift and the glow from the vent is visible again. 


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Length: 00:00:59

Location Taken: Kīlauea Volcano, HI, US