Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - August 2, 2016

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Ocean entry less robust today

 

Ocean entry less robust today...

During today's overflight of Kīlauea Volcano's "61g" lava flow, the ocean entry appeared less robust, with only one small flow of active lava streaming over the sea cliff. The second, smaller ocean entry point, west of this main entry (noted in our July 29 photo), was not active at the time of the overflight.

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Upslope of the ocean entry, sluggish pāhoehoe lava continued to bre...

Upslope of the ocean entry, sluggish pāhoehoe lava continued to break out in several places along the margins of the flow.

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