HVO’s roof cam was able to spot the surface of Kilauea’s lava lake intermittently over the past day.
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This map shows the configuration of Puʻu ʻŌʻō’s current crater (outlined in yellow) and vents (marked in red). The base image is a mosaic created from photographs captured during a helicopter overflight on January 19, 2016. HVO image.
This photo looks north-northwest at the northeast embayment at Puʻu ʻŌʻō, showing the vent (a spatter cone) on the floor of the embayment. The heavy fume on the rim of the embayment is another vent. HVO photo taken on Feb. 24.
This photo, also of the northeast embayment at Puʻu ʻŌʻō, is interesting because it shows the lava tube for the Kahaualeʻa 2 flow, active during 2013 and 2014, exposed high on the crater wall. HVO photo, taken on Feb. 24.
This photo, looking to the west, shows the two spatter cones that mark vents on the floor of the southern embayment in Puʻu ʻŌʻō crater. HVO photo, taken on Feb. 24.
This photo looks north into the northwest embayment at Puʻu ʻŌʻō. HVO photo, taken on Feb. 24.
The West pit, as seen in this photo looking west, contains a small lava pond that is tucked partly back under the pit’s overhanging southwest wall. HVO photo, taken on Feb. 24.
This photo looks west toward the West pit on Puʻu ʻŌʻō. HVO photo, taken on Feb. 24.
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