Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - July 9, 2016

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Flow front continues slow advance on coastal plain

 

Flow front continues slow advance on coastal plain...

The flow front activity was relatively weak today, but still active and advancing. The flow front at midday was about 1 km from the ocean (0.6 miles), having moved about 130 m (140 yards) since yesterday's mapping.

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An HVO geologist walks along the edge of an advancing pāhoehoe flow...

This pāhoehoe lava flow was advancing slowly across the gentle coastal plain on the southern flank of Kīlauea. The flow front was about 1 km (0.6 miles) from the ocean, having moved about 130 m (140 yards) since yesterday's mapping.

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One of the many breakouts upslope of the flow front....

One of the many breakouts upslope of the flow front.

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