Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - April 19, 2003

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Kohola breakout 880 m north of coconut grove

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Western margin of advancing breakout. Advance fire is burning on tumulus with trees, started by strong winds blowing embers from burning grass nearer lava. Pulama and Holei pali in background.

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Trees, one live, one dead await almost certain fate as lava nears.

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Tongue of lava actively moving at front of Kohola breakout. Same tumulus as shown in above left in background.

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Lava gushing from sudden breakout at front of advancing Kohola. Width of view, about 2 meters.

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Active front of Kohola breakout. Half an hour earlier, entire tumulus in upper center lifted up about 30 centimeters and then immediately dropped down, accompanied by large dust cloud, during methane explosion viewed from photographer's locality.

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Lava oozing from side of breakout shown in left image. Width of view, about 3 meters.

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