See amazing video of a lava lake at Kilauea

By U.S. Geological Survey
Published On: Jan 23 2014 02:38:56 PM HST
Updated On: Jan 23 2014 03:48:40 PM HST

The USGS posted this video of a lava lake in the Halema'uma'u Crater at the summit of Kilauea.

HONOLULU -

The U.S. Geological Survey released video this week of a lava lake in the Overlook Crater on the Big Island.

Click here to watch the video.

This is within Halema'uma'u Crater at Kilauea's summit.

The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reports large bubbles bursting at the surface drive the spattering activity that you see in the video.

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