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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-03420

This January 1968 photo of Halema‘uma‘u crater shows lava fountaining within the partly solidified crust of lava lake, and also overflowing below. This eruption began on 5 November 1967 and lasted until 13 July 1968. Photo by Richard Fiske, 1968 (Smithsonian Institution).

This January 1968 photo of Halema‘uma‘u crater shows lava fountaining within the partly solidified crust of lava lake, and also overflowing below. This eruption began on 5 November 1967 and lasted until 13 July 1968.

Photo by Richard Fiske, 1968 (Smithsonian Institution).

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