Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - July 6, 2003

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Lava on Pulama pali

 

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Predawn view of three surface lobes of lava on Pulama pali. Near left edge is Kohola arm of Mother's Day flow. Dead center is west-side lobe of main Mother's Day flow. Just left of center, and most prominent, are three clusters of surface lava in east-side lobe. Kohola angles down to left (west); other two angle down to right (east). Near left edge are two incandescent specks on gentle slope above Paliuli.

(Credit: USGS, . Public domain.)

photo of lave

Image from same vantage point but at higher magnification, showing part of west-side lobe and all of east-side lobe.

(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

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