Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - August 1, 2004

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Subdued but different

This is a photo of a new lava flow inches along beach at foot of eastern Banana delta.

New lava flow inches along beach at foot of eastern Banana delta. Glow in background comes from point of delta, where small volume of lava plunges into sea.

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This is a photo of entries along northeastern side of Banana delta.

Entries along northeastern side of delta.

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This is a photo of small patches of surface lava in new flow on Banana delta, chaperoned by a nearly full moon.

Incandescent spots indicate small patches of surface lava in new flow on Banana delta, chaperoned by a nearly full moon.

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This is a photo of incandescent spots in new flow on Banana delta.

Only 16 minutes later, western sky develops more color as dawn approaches. Large view shows incandescent spots in new flow. Rope defining edge of visitor viewing area on right.

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This is a photo of a new flow inching along beach on Banana delta.

Front of new flow inching along beach below visitor area. Black sand beach is constantly changing with the currents and the activity at the delta.

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This is a photo of the first August sunrise as seen from Banana delta visitor viewing area.

The first August sunrise, as seen from visitor viewing area.

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