Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - January 20, 2011

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Aerial view down into the vent in Halema‘uma‘u and photos of Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō, the spatter cone, and the fuming opening.

Spectacular aerial view down into the vent in Halema‘uma‘u

Spectacular aerial view down into the vent in Halema‘uma‘u...

Aerial view down into the vent in Halema‘uma‘u with the active lava lake at the bottom. Lava is upwelling at the upper right side of the lake (north) and downwelling at lower left (south).

(Public domain.)

Awesome views of Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō, the spatter cone, and the fuming opening
 

Awesome views of Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō, the spatter cone, and the fuming openin...

Viewing looking west at Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō. The summit gas plume is in the distance at upper right.

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View looking north at the spatter cone on the northwest side of Pu‘...

View looking north at the spatter cone on the northwest side of Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō crater floor. The cone is about 6 m (20 ft) high.

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View looking southeast across the eastern half of Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō crater ...

View looking southeast across the eastern half of Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō crater and showing the spatter cone on the northeast side of the crater and the fuming opening in the east wall.

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View of the spatter cone on the northeast side of Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō crater ...

View of the spatter cone on the northeast side of Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō crater floor.

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View of the fuming opening in the east wall of Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō crater wit...

View of the fuming opening in the east wall of Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō crater with incandescent holes on its rim.

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View looking north across new and active flows, light gray in color...

View looking north across new and active flows, light gray in color, on the coastal plain west of Kalapana Gardens subdivision (visible the image at right).

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View looking southeast at new flows, light gray in color, just west...

View looking southeast at new flows, light gray in color, just west of Kalapana Gardens subdivision.

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