Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - January 5, 2003

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Highcastle highlights

 

lava falls reflect off water

Over-driven lava falls reflects off water at front of new Highcastle delta. Height of free-falling falls, about 2 m.

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Gushing lava cascade

Top of gushing cascade just southeast of Highcastle delta. This cascade had nearly dried up when the inflating flow behind gave way about 30 seconds before this image was taken. Width of stream, about 1.5 m.

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End of one gush in cascade shown in upper right.

End of one gush in cascade shown in upper right. Upper part has developed crust and nearly stopped flowing. Lower part is draining away. Height of sea cliff, about  8 meter.

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Cascade with lava visible most of way down sea cliff.

Cascade has resumed, with lava visible most of way down sea cliff.

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 Faint glow visible at active tip of delta. In distance, laze plume

Looking west from above southeast end of new Highcastle lava delta. Faint glow visible at active tip of delta. In distance, laze plume rises from front of West Highcastle delta, which is broad flat point jutting seaward from draped cliff. Distant Wilipe`a delta just visible over West Highcastle delta in large view.

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