Dreamstime member Nstanev has uploaded a stunning Royalty Free image (available in resolutions of up to 6364x2406px) of an active Halemaumau Crater at sunset.

Active Halemaumau Crater At Sunset
© Photographer: Nickolay Stanev | Agency: Dreamstime.com

The crater, located in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on the Big Island of Hawaii, is currently active with lava flowing in an open vent fluctuating from 70 to 150 meters below the crater floor.

According to Hawaiian mythology, Halemaumau Crater is home to Pele, Hawaiian Goddess of Fire and Volcanoes. You can learn about Pele in the book "Pele, Volcano Goddess of Hawai'i: A History."

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