Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
Halema'uma'u Crater. Lava at the base of the crater is from a 1974 eruption (USGS, 2000). Yellow stains on the rocks are from sulphur-rich mineral accumulations near steam vents. Offerings to the Hawaiian goddess, Pele, are often placed along the rim of this crater.
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