Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - July 23, 2003

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Lava lazily moves away from Paliuli

 

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Note gray ash on crust of lava, left over from burned grass.

(Credit: USGS, . Public domain.)

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Smoke and flame from small fires along front of slow breakout.

(Credit: USGS, . Public domain.)

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Shrubbery awaits its fate as front of breakout nears.

(Credit: USGS, . Public domain.)

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Overview of breakout area, with photographer and tripod just right of center. Lava flows down Paliuli through tube from upper right--the area of developing cascade on July 21. In background is unnamed pali, apparently an eastward continuation of Holei Pali.

(Credit: USGS, . Public domain.)

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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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