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Kilauea Volcano eruption marks 35 years


    The eruption of Kilauea Volcano began 35 years ago today. Pictured above is the eruption at the volcano’s Puu Oo vent in 1983.


    January 1983

    A mile-long fountain of lava shoots up to 200 feet from a crack in the East Rift Zone of Kilauea Volcano. The photo above was taken within a week of the start of the eruption in early January 1983.

Just another day at Kilauea Volcano: Eruptions continue at the summit and at the Puu Oo vent. Read more

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