Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - December 16, 2005

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Growing lava delta and collapsing Pu`u `O`o

This is a photo of an aerial view looking west at new East Lae`apuki lava delta.

Aerial view looking west at new East Lae`apuki lava delta, built in scar left after collapse of original delta and adjacent old sea cliff on November 28.

(Public domain.)

This is a photo of slump blocks on south rim of Pu`u `O`o's crater.

Slump blocks on south rim of Pu`u `O`o's crater. Most of the south rim of the cone is badly cracked and waiting to fall, and gaping cracks also cut the south flank of the cone below the rim.

(Public domain.)