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Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - November 15, 2017

November 15, 2017

Views of Kīlauea caldera


Views of Kīlauea caldera...
A helicopter overflight provided good view of Kīlauea caldera. This video starts from the east, near Kīlauea Iki, and heads west towards Halema‘uma‘u Crater. Spattering in the summit lava lake can be seen by the small orange spot in Halema‘uma‘u Crater. The gas plume from the lake is carried southwest. HVO and Jaggar Museum can be seen on the crater rim near the end of the video. The video is shown at 2x speed.