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Aerial view of Pu`u `O`o crater, Kilauea Volcano, Hawai`i
Photograph by C. Heliker on March 13, 1993
Aerial view of Pu`u `O`o crater looking southwest. The active lava pond in the crater (lower left) is about 60-70 m below the crater rim. Pahoehoe flows that overflowed from the pond cover the entire crater floor.

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