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Rising lava level in Halemaʻumaʻu Crater

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The lava lake in the Overlook Crater, within Halemaʻumaʻu Crater at the summit of Kīlauea Volcano, has been rising over the past few days. On Friday the lava was as high as 46 feet below the Overlook crater rim. Several areas of spattering were active along the lake margin. Video courtesy U.S. Geological Survey