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Big Isle will need long-term support

  • L. DESMITHER/U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY PHOTO

    The fissure 8 vent (far distance, upper right) continues to feed an active lava channel on Kilauea volcano’s lower East Rift Zone, shown here on July 26.

Based on Kilauea’s past history of eruptions in the Lower East Rift Zone, if the ongoing lava flow maintains its current high-volume groove, it could take months or even years to wind down. Read more

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