Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - July 21, 2003

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The Kohola works westward

 

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Lava flowing down fan developed in past week on Paliuli. This is new western part of Kohola arm of Mother's Day flow. Lava fed from this fan--by surface flow and through tubes--has moved 530 meters seaward from base of Paliuli and is still going.

(Credit: USGS, . Public domain.)

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Photographer urges on a new branch of Kohola arm, coaxing it to bottom of Paliuli some 150 meters west of lava in above image.

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Lava moving toward top of Paliuli in new branch of Kohola. Highest area is eastward extension of Holei Pali.

(Credit: USGS, . Public domain.)

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Looking toward dawn, with lava moving down developing gentle cascade in new branch of Kohola.

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Crack at base of Paliuli gobbles up lava in new branch of Kohola, completing developing of cascade.

(Credit: USGS, . Public domain.)

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Three tongues of lava pour down lowest part of Paliuli before filling crack at base and continuing down old ramp to coastal flat below.

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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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