Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - July 22, 2003

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Aerial views of skylight and active flow field


photo of lave

Looking up active flow field, with annotations for several features commonly mentioned in updates (East-side lobe, Kohola arm, elbow, Paliuli, Holei Pali, and Pu`u `O`o.)

(Credit: USGS, . Public domain.)

photo of lave

Okita Nuevo skylight, about 1 meter in diameter, from air. Note fume rising from it and from another weak spot in roof of main tube supplying lava to Mother's Day flow.

(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