Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - July 18, 2004

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More activity just southwest of point of eastern Banana lava delta

This is a photo of activity just southwest of point of eastern Banana lava delta.

Activity just southwest of point of eastern Banana lava delta. Lae`apuki in background.

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This is a photo of activity just southwest of point of eastern Banana lava delta.

Similar but with wider lens.

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This is a photo of lava falls and other breakouts creating a glow reflected by laze near point of eastern Banana delta.

Lava falls and other breakouts create glow reflected by laze near point of eastern Banana delta.

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This is a photo of a person standing in harm's way on surface of eastern Banana lava delta.

Person stands in harm's way on surface of eastern Banana lava delta. Laze rises from ocean entry along right edge of view. The delta could have collapsed a second after this image was taken. Such are the risks taken by those who venture onto its surface.

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This is a photo of two tumuli near point of eastern Banana lava delta.

Two tumuli near point of eastern Banana lava delta. Tumuli (singular, tumulus) form when lava in tube is pressurized and inflates roof of tube. Sun glitters off droplets of wave spray in lower right.

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This is a photo of a laze plume blowing off point of delta.

Laze plume blows off point of delta in this view looking into sun.

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