Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - April 8, 2003

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Breakouts in the Kohola flow

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Rather wide breakout coming from inflating tumulus (right) and moving slowly toward photographer. Note deep, widely spaced corrugations and wrinkles in crust on decelerating flow.

(Credit: USGS, . Public domain.)

 

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Slow breakout oozing from same location as that in left image but 11 minutes later and with different photographer in action.

(Credit: USGS, . Public domain.)

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Inflation of interior of flow is lifting edge of flow upward off ground surface, exposing incandescent interior. Old ground surface is in foreground and projects beneath incandescence. Width of view, about 2 meters. Image taken with flash

(Credit: USGS, . Public domain.)

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Here comes the sun over breakout shown in above right.

(Credit: USGS, . Public domain.)

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