Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - July 25, 2016

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Lava flow crosses the emergency access road

Lava flow crosses the emergency access road...

Flow 61G reached the emergency access road inside Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park on July 25 at 3:20 pm and crossed the road in about 30 minutes. At 4:00 pm, the flow front was approximately 110 m (0.07 miles) from the ocean.

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View of the slabby pāhoehoe flow front as it crosses to the ocean s...

View of the slabby pāhoehoe flow front as it crosses to the ocean side of the emergency access road inside Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park.

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The active lava flow on Kīlauea Volcano's south flank providing won...

The active lava flow on Kīlauea Volcano's south flank providing wonderful lava-viewing experiences for Park visitors. A section of the road can be seen here, with fume from the active lava tube in the far distance behind it, and the active flow front in the foreground. The flow front was less than 100 meters (yards) from the ocean when this photo was taken.

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