# Vigorously bubbling lava surface beneath Halemaumau vent

### Detailed Description

Movie shows a roiling, bubbling lava surface approximately 100 yards beneath the rim of the vent within Halemaumau. This is the first clear view of lava within the vent, which opened on March 19, 2008. The video was taken from a helicopter hovering over the Halemaumau overlook area. The overhanging rim at the right side of the frame is the floor of Halemaumau crater.

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