Lava Enters Halema‘uma‘u Lava Lake, Kīlauea Summit (Feb 17, 2021)

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Detailed Description

This video shows a close-up of the small inlet where lava enters the lava lake in Halema‘uma‘u crater, at the summit of Kīlauea. The inlet consists of a small upwelling zone, with lava rapidly developing a thin flexible crust as it moves away from the source.


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Length: 00:00:57

Location Taken: Kīlauea Volcano, HI, US