Kilauea’s Halema’uma’u Lava Lake At Highest Level

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Summit area of Kilauea, showing the caldera in which the Halema’uma’u Crater sits. Image: NASA Earth Observatory, July 2010.

The state of the lava lake in the Halema’uma’u Crater at Kilauea is now at its highest level since its formation in 2008, reaching 50 meters from the floor of the crater and now covering the inner ledge.

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