Fluctuations cause lava lake in Kilauea to drop by 40 feet
Sept. 13, 2015
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COURTESY HAWAIIAN VOLCANO OBSERVATORY A vent at the northeast edge of the Puu Oo crater, right, fumed heavily Friday. There are also vents at the southeast edge of the crater and at the northwest edge (hidden by fumes just above center). A western pit, outside the left edge of the crater, hosts a small, sluggish lava pond.