Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - July 12, 2003

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Early morning lava on Pulama pali

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Compare these two images with those taken from same place on July 6. Note how far the Kohola has advanced. Predawn view of three surface lobes of lava on Pulama pali. Near left edge is Kohola arm of Mother's Day flow. In center is barely visible west-side lobe of main Mother's Day flow. Near right edge is collection of incandescent areas in east-side lobe. Distance from Kohola to east-side lobe is about 2 kmeters.

(Credit: USGS, . Public domain.)

 

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Compare these two images with those taken from same place on July 6. Note how far the Kohola has advanced. East-side lobe of main Mother's Day flow.

(Credit: USGS, . Public domain.)

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Higher magnification of channels on steep slope.

(Credit: USGS, . Public domain.)

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Map of lava-flow field, Kilauea Volcano
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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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