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Lava pond inside Pu`u `O`o crater, Kilauea Volcano, Hawai`i
Photograph by M. Mangan on April 16, 1992
A circular lava pond occupies the eastern end of the Pu`u `O`o crater in this photo taken from the north rim. The depth to the crater floor is 37 m; the pond surface is about 15 m lower.

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