Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - July 17, 2010

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Flows reached Kalapana access road

Image: Lava Flows Burning Roadway

Flows reached the Kalapana access road in the past day, and covered about 300 meters of asphalt. The burning asphalt created a plume of thick, black smoke.

(Credit: Tim Orr, U.S. Geological Survey. Public domain.)

Image: Lava Flows Burning Vegetation

Flows were also active in kipukas north and south of the access road today, and were pushing through thick vegetation.

(Credit: Tim Orr, U.S. Geological Survey. Public domain.)

 

Image: Lava Flows Burning Vegetation

This active lobe disregarded the fence and continued south on its way to the ocean.

(Credit: Tim Orr, U.S. Geological Survey. Public domain.)