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Unusual find: Pool of water is at bottom of Kilauea volcano in Hawaii Volcanoes NP

Scientists have made an unprecedented discovery in Hawaii's most active volcano. Researchers with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) confirmed last week that there is water at the bottom of the summit crater of Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano, which they say is "unusual" because there has never been a pond of water observed there in recorded history.

USGS-Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) scientists made the unusual discovery after receiving a tip from the public about the presence of apparent water in the volcano crater, according to HVO scientist emeritus Don Swanson.

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