Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - July 10, 2003

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Kohola forging new path

 

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Channeled lava moves down moderate slope, flowing across `a`a surface formed slightly earlier. Channel is 1-2 meters wide. Location is just above Paliuli. During 1730-1830 today, lava in this new branch of Kohola dropped over Paliuli.

(Credit: USGS, . Public domain.)

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Another view of channeled lava on `a`a.

(Credit: USGS, . Public domain.)

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Visitors admire advancing new branch of Kohola. Flow eventually moved toward Paliuli and crossed viewing site.

(Credit: USGS, . Public domain.)

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Incandescent lava in interior of flow with `a`a crust.

(Credit: USGS, . Public domain.)

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Maps of lava-flow field, Kilauea Volcano

Map shows lava flows erupted during 1983-present activity of Pu`u `O`o and Kupaianaha. Red colors, both dark and light, denote Mother's Day flow, which began erupting on May 12, 2002 and continues to the present. The darkest color represents flows active since January 21, 2003.

Most recent--and ongoing--activity has produced two flows, one along western edge of flow

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