Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - January 13, 2011

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Photos of the Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō crater and the erupting spatter cone; the Ki ocean entry; the active lava lake at Halema‘uma‘u; and videos showing spattering of the lava lake in Halema‘uma‘u.

Spectacular views of Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō crater and the erupting spatter cone

Spectacular views of Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō crater and the erupting spatter cone...

Aerial view of Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō crater, looking north-northeast. New flows, erupting from a spatter cone just above the center of the photo and a spatter cone to the left of center, have been slowly filling the crater over the past few months.

(Public domain.)

Viewing looking northeast across Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō crater. The spatter cone...

Viewing looking northeast across Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō crater. The spatter cone erupting lava flows on to the crater floor over the past few weeks, visible just above the center of the photo, tops the low mound of lava that it has constructed.

(Public domain.)

Aerial view looking south toward a lava flow advancing through fore...

Aerial view looking south toward a lava flow advancing through forest along the Roger James fishing access road. The recently active Puhi O Kalaikini delta is to the left. The current ocean entry at Ki is at upper right.

(Public domain.)

Aerial view of the Ki ocean entry and the active lava lake at Halema‘uma‘u
 

Aerial view of the Ki ocean entry and the active lava lake at Halem...

Aerial view of the Ki ocean entry with several narrow streams of lava pouring into the ocean.

(Public domain.)

View of the active lava lake at Halema‘uma‘u. The lava upwells at t...

View of the active lava lake at Halema‘uma‘u. The lava upwells at the upper right corner of the lake (north) and sinks back down at lower left (south) where weak spattering is occurring.

(Public domain.)

Video showing spattering of the lava lake in Halema‘uma‘u
 

Video showing spattering at the south edge of the lava lake in the vent at Halema‘uma‘u.

(Public domain.)

 

Video showing a close-up of spattering at the south edge of the lava lake in the vent at Halema‘uma‘u.

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