Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - August 27, 2013

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Photo of HVO on the Jaggar Museum near the summit of Kīlauea. Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō and northeast spatter cone.

Halema‘uma‘u and HVO

Halema‘uma‘u and HVO...

The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory and Jaggar Museum are located near the summit of Kīlauea and are visible atop the cliff to the right. They are about 2 km (1.25 miles) north-northwest of the lava lake in Halema‘uma‘u, fuming (but not directly visible) at the left edge of the photo.

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Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō and northeast spatter cone...

Early morning view of Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō, looking toward the southwest. The fume rising from the bottom of the photo marks the trace of the lava tube carrying lava to the Kahauale‘a 2 flow front.

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The Kahauale‘a 2 flow is fed from a spatter cone on the northeast e...

The Kahauale‘a 2 flow is fed from a spatter cone on the northeast edge of Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō's crater. Today, this spatter cone, which is about 6 m (20 ft) tall, was weakly spattering from it top.

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