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Ash plume rising at night from Kilauea. Time-lapse view at night before moonrise, of the ash plume rising from the Overlook Vent in Halema'uma'u crater on Kilauea, a volcano on the main island of Hawaii. The ash plume is being blown south-west by strong trade winds. Kilauea is the most active of the volcanoes on Hawaii. Photographed from the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) on 27 April 2008.
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