Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - July 27, 2004

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Gorgeous morning at Banana delta; DID breakouts near Pu`u `O`o

This is a photo of many streams of lava pouring into water off northeastern side of eastern Banana delta.

Many streams of lava pour into water off northeastern side of eastern Banana delta.

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This is a photo of lava falls from near point on lava delta.

View of lava falls from near point on lava delta. Height of visible part of falls, about 4 m.

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This is a photo of an active part of Banana delta.

Wide view of active part of Banana delta. Solitary rock on beach has been stranded as erosion has removed front of last week's beach flow.

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This is a photo of an active part of Banana delta.

View similar to that at 0516 but after activity was waned. Note that nearest part of delta has no lava spilling from it as at 0516.

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This is a photo of East Pond Vent, easternmost spatter cone in crater of Pu`u `O`o.

Aerial view of East Pond Vent, easternmost spatter cone in crater of Pu`u `O`o. Note small flows that have come from vent in recent weeks.

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This is a photo of a small flow that apparently erupted during the deflation-inflation-deflation (DID) event of that morning.

Small flow, shiny, that apparently erupted during the deflation-inflation-deflation (DID) event that started this morning. Location is south base of Pu`u `O`o, whose cracked and slumped flank is visible at top of image.

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This is a photo of a lava flow that issued from PKK tube about 200 m northeast of Cookie Monster hornito.

Ground view of lava flow that issued from PKK tube about 200 m northeast of Cookie Monster hornito. This tube had not been active for some time.

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This is a photo of lava welling from crest of newly forming Rainbow shield, on southwest flank of PKK shield.

Lava welling from crest of newly forming Rainbow shield, on southwest flank of PKK shield, with Pu`u `O`o in background. This activity is related to today's DID event, when magma entered Pu`u `O`o's shallow reservoir, overpressurized it (causing the inflation), and broke out of the PKK lava tube.

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This is a photo of a rainbow over Rainbow shield.

How Rainbow shield got its name. View looks east, down Kilauea's east rift zone.

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This is a photo of breakout point for flows forming Rainbow shield.

Aerial view of breakout point for flows forming Rainbow shield.

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