Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - December 22, 2005

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East Lae`apuki and Pu`u `O`o area

This is a photo of East Lae`apuki lava delta.

Head-on view of East Lae`apuki lava delta. Four main ocean-entry points, and several smaller ones, generate plumes of laze, mainly steam.

(Public domain.)

This is a photo of a long-shore view of East Lae`apuki lava delta, looking east.

Long-shore view of East Lae`apuki lava delta, looking east. Almost all of this delta has been rebuilt since the collapse of November 28.

(Public domain.)

 

This is a photo of low-level fountaining in East Pond Vent on floor of Pu`u `O`o.

Low-level fountaining in East Pond Vent on floor of Pu`u `O`o. Image taken through thick fume, which enhances red color.

(Public domain.)

This is a photo of a treacherous MLK vent area at southwest base of Pu`u `O`o (cone behind MLK crater).

Treacherous MLK vent area at southwest base of Pu`u `O`o (cone behind MLK crater.) Note highly cracked surface adjacent to MLK crater. In upper right is Kupaianaha shield, built in late 1980s.

(Public domain.)