Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - August 3, 2003

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Lava cascades on Holei Pali

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Cascades on Holei Pali viewed frometers coastal flat, about 500 meters away. Foreground is active breakout near western margin of Kohola armeters.

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Eastern cluster of cascades--the brightest in above image--from near base of Holei Pali. Activity has waned a bit from that show in above image. Height of cascade, about 40 meters.

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Dawning sky overlooking cascades down Holei Pali. Relief, about 30 meters.

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Looking upstream at western cluster of cascades on Holei Pali. Relief is about 40 meters.

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Western cluster of cascades viewed from east. With improved light, note coating of solidified lava on pali. All of this coating was formed since 1745 August 1, when lava first started down Holei Pali.

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Eastern cluster of cascades, same as that shown in image at 0540 but now in early morning light. Relief is about 40 meters. Largest flow shown in more detail in next two images.

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Lower part of flow with `a`a crust descending eastern edge of cascades on Holei Pali. Note the front of flow is about 2 meters high, and that flow has `a`a crust but molten interior.

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Close-up of front of flow in above image but taken while still dark. Width of image, about 1.5 meters.

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