Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - August 20, 2004

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Limited surface flows above Pulama Pali

This is a photo of Pu`u `O`o's crater.

Little has changed in Pu`u `O`o's crater, as lava continues to enter tubes of the Mother's Day and PKK (Kuhio) flows on west and south sides of cone.

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This is a photo of a new collapse pit 8-10 m across developed at MLK vent on south side of Pu`u `O`o.

New collapse pit 8-10 m across developed at MLK vent on south side of Pu`u `O`o; this vent was last active on June 25. Collapse pit exposes lava flows in walls of conduit that fed the June 25 vent; the flows are red hot because of escaping heat up the conduit.

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This is a photo of bright incandescence of Cookie Monster hornito above Mother's Day lava tube.

Bright incandescence of Cookie Monster hornito above Mother's Day lava tube indicates lava still passes through upper reaches of tube.

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This is a photo of recent PKK (Kuhio) flows at brink of Pulama pali.

Aerial view of recent PKK (Kuhio) flows at brink of Pulama pali. Shiny surfaces of broad, multi-pronged pahoehoe flows spread across `a`a flows emplaced last week. Pu`u `O`o on horizon.

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