Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - January 6, 2005

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MLK to far west arm

This is a photo of an incandescent hole in MLK vent.

Incandescent hole formed on November 30, 2004 in MLK vent, part of the cluster of vents in the MLK-June 25-Puka Nui complex at south base of Pu`u `O`o. Note geologist, fashionably clad in blue flight suit, on cracked Pu`u `O`o.

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This is a photo of an incandescent hole in MLK vent.

Closer view of hole in MLK vent.

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This is a photo of breakouts on upper PKK flow.

Breakouts (light, angling toward lower left) on upper PKK flow between the 2300- and 210-foot elevations. Pu`u `O`o in background.

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This is a photo of park of new far west arm of PKK flow.

Park of new far west arm of PKK flow, breaking out of lava tube at about the 2100-foot elevation.

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This is a photo of a smoldering log along edge of middle arm of PKK flow on Pulama pali.

Smoldering log along edge of middle arm of PKK flow on Pulama pali. The far end of the log has burned completely away, leaving a log mold.

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This is a photo of an active terminus of middle arm of PKK flow.

Active terminus of middle arm of PKK flow at 1500-foot elevation on Pulama pali.

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