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Timelapse showing rise of Halema‘uma‘u crater floor

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This timelapse sequence shows activity in Halema‘uma‘u, at the summit of Kīlauea, from March to August. The video shows the rise of the crater floor due to lava supplied beneath the surface crust, lifting the crater floor in an "endogenous" process. In addition, lava flows erupt sporadically and resurface portions of the crater floor.




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