Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - August 14, 2003

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West-side breakouts

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Small breakout from active west lobe of Kohola arm of Mother's Day flow on coastal flat. Holei Pali in background. Lava is flowing across older part of Kohola, formed in February-March.

(Credit: USGS, . Public domain.)

 

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Two-part breakout. Note lava is emerging between two plates of crust as well as at downstream end. Isolated section of crust formed and then split away from rest of crust as lava issued from crack behind it. Length of flowing lava, about 2.5 meters.

(Credit: USGS, . Public domain.)

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Lazy sacks of lava spilling onto older surface from Kohola armeters. Each sack, or toe, is a few tens of centimeters s across. Pulama pali and lower Paliuli in background.

(Credit: USGS, . Public domain.)

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Finger of lava flowing into depression from under 2-meter-wide skin.

(Credit: USGS, . Public domain.)

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Map of lava-flow field, Kilauea Volcano
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Maps of lava-flow field, Kilauea Volcano

Map shows lava flows erupted during 1983-present activity of Pu`u `O`o and Kupaianaha. Red colors, both dark and light, denote Mother's Day flow, which began erupting on May 12, 2002 and continues to the present. The darkest color represents flows active since January 21, 2003.

Most recent--and ongoing--activity has produced two flows, one along western edge of flow

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