Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - July 20, 2010

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FLows continue to be active along Highway 137

 

Image: Ruptured Flow Front

Flows continued to be active along Hwy 137, inching closer towards houses in Kalapana. This photo shows an inflated flow front that has ruptured, spilling out the fluid lava within the flow.

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

Image: Lava Flows Burning Vegetation

The advancing flows triggered many small fires, with underbrush burned up to a hundred meters ahead of the flow.

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