Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - February 7, 2002

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Changes in hornitos at 2300 feet

photo of lava

Sulfur encrustations have grown since January 31 on the hornitos at the 2300-foot elevation, and the middle hornito has collapsed, leaving a gap like a missing front tooth. A narrow spire tops the western (left) hornito.

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photo of lava

Pu`u `O`o is visible through the gap. Note the stump of the collapsed hornito.

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