Rising Smoke Cloud
— Hawaii Volcanoes National Park —
Since the last major collapse, repeated overflows of Halemaumau and eruptions from the caldera floor have partially refilled the basin. Early Western explorers described a much different scene, with cliffs 900 feet high. Today cliffs are half that height, indication the pace of caldera filling during historic time.
(Inscription at the bottom of the image) Kilauea Caldera
Erected by National Park Service US Department of Interior.
Location. 19° 25.771′ N, 155° 15.436′ W. Marker is in Volcano, Hawaii, in Hawaii County. Marker is on Crater Rim Drive. This marker is located at the Kilauea Visitor Center in the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Crater Rim Drive, Volcano HI 96785, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 3, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 27, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 135 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 27, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.