Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - August 6, 2014

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June 27 lava flow reaches forest boundary

 

June 27 lava flow reaches forest boundary...

The June 27 flow continues to advance at a brisk rate, and has reached the forest boundary over the past week. On today's overflight, thick plumes of smoke from burning vegetation partially obscured the flow front. See the "maps" link above for today's flow field map.

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A wider view of the flow front, looking east. The June 27 flow is ...

A wider view of the flow front, looking east. The June 27 flow is the lighter-colored lava passing through the center of the photograph.

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