Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - January 7, 2003

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Lava on Paliuli

cascade of partly incandescent flow

Overview of part of Paliuli, showing cascade featured in following images in context with broad, partly incandescent flow at brink of pali. More incandescence in this wide flow occurs left of image. Fume high on Pulama pali comes from tube system. Faint incandescence near edge of flow field along right side of image is in east arm of Mother's Day flow above Paliuli. Height of Paliuli here is about 15 m.

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Narrow stream pouring down Paliuli in channel.

Narrow stream pouring down Paliuli in channel. This streams ends in sluggish rubble and toes shown in following images and in video clips for this date. Length of stream in image is about 20 m.

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Lava gushes from under crust near end of channel shown above.

Lava gushes from under crust near end of channel shown above. Width of view, 50-75 cm.

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Bulging toe, with stretched and deformed bubbles

Bulging toe, with stretched and deformed bubbles, near end of channel shown above. Width of view, 50-75 cm.

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Lava oozing from inside mostly crusted front

Lava oozing from inside mostly crusted front of channeled stream shown above. Width of view, 50-75 cm.

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Slabby front of stream shown above. Lava pushes plates of crust

Slabby front of stream shown above. Lava pushes plates of crust to advance flow front. Width of view, 2-3 meters

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January 7, 2003

Channeled cascade on Paliuli

Channeled cascade on Paliuli. Other videos on this day focus on front of this cascade. Wind noise in this and other clips is obvious, but listen for sounds of pieces of crust scraping against one another or across ground. For scale, flow front in all clips is 1-1.5 m high.

January 7, 2003

More disruption of slabby flow front

More disruption of slabby flow front.

January 7, 2003

More disruption of slabby flow front

More disruption of slabby flow front.

January 7, 2003

Fluid lava leaks from inside crusted front of cascade

Fluid lava leaks from inside crusted front of cascade.

Map shows lava flows erupted 1983-November, 2002
November 25, 2002

Map shows lava flows erupted 1983-November, 2002

Map shows lava flows erupted during the 1983-present activity of Pu`u `O`o and Kupaianaha (see large map). Lava from the Mother's Day flow (red flow on west side of flow field) reached the sea at West Highcastle early on July 19, at Wilipe`a early on July 21, and

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