Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - August 12, 2005

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East Lae`apuki lava delta

This is a photo of an aerial view looking at East Lae`apuki lava delta.

Aerial view looking at East Lae`apuki lava delta. Large plume comes from cluster of entry points at apex of delta. These entries are nicely visible from points along Chain of Craters Road farther west. Whiffs of blue fume comes from cracks in roof of lava tube feeding the delta.

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This is a photo of three lava falls near tip of East Lae`apuki lava delta.

Three lava falls near tip of delta. Height of falls, about 3 m.

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