Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - December 14, 2012

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Ocean entry and coastal plain breakouts remain active.

Ocean entry and coastal plain breakouts remain active

Ocean entry and coastal plain breakouts remain active...

The ocean entry (at center of image) near Kupapa`u remains active, with a weak and wispy plume. The light colored area on the coastal plain shows the recently active flows.

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This thermal image shows the scattered breakouts on the coastal pla...

This thermal image shows the scattered breakouts on the coastal plain and the ocean entry near Kupapa`u. In addition to these coastal plain flows, several breakouts were active near the top of the pali, around the northern boundary of Royal Gardens subdivision.

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A closer view of the ocean entry, with weak plumes originating from...

A closer view of the ocean entry, with weak plumes originating from several spots along the coast.

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A small collapse this morning of the spatter cone that had built up...

A small collapse this morning of the spatter cone that had built up around the northeast lava pond in Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō resulted in a brief gush of lava onto the crater floor.

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