Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - February 21, 2003

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Breakouts on new lava delta

 

Lava breakout on gentle surface

Breakout on gentle surface of Kohola lava delta, near its western end, viewed from top of sea cliff. Ocean is just to right off image. Length of flow, about 7 meters.

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Breakout traveling down lava fan

Breakout traveling down lava fan created across old sea cliff, slowing, and spreading out on gently sloping surface of central part of Kohola lava delta. Length of flow, about 20 meters.

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Map shows lava flows erupted during the 1983-present activity of Pu`u `O`o and Kupaianaha. The most recent--and ongoing--activity has produced the lender, dark red flow along western edge of flow field. This flow entered the sea late on Valentine's Day to form the Kohola ocean entry. Lava is actively widening the flow on February 17, and the western arm is nearing the

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