Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - June 19, 2015

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Scattered breakouts northeast of Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō, but little forward advancement

 

Scattered breakouts northeast of Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō, but little forward adva...

Scattered breakouts remain active northeast of Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō on the June 27th lava flow, but have not advanced significantly over the past month. This photo shows the farthest reach of active lava on the flow field today, which was about 8 km (5 miles) northeast of the vent on Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō. Minor brush fires were active where lava was entering forest.

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This photograph shows the south margin of the June 27th flow, north...

This photograph shows the south margin of the June 27th flow, northeast of Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō, where many small scattered breakouts were active. The active, and recently active, breakouts are visible at the light gray areas.

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Little has changed in Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō over the past month, and a small la...

Little has changed in Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō over the past month, and a small lava pond still exists within the circular pit in the western portion of the crater. This pit can be seen through the fume in this photo, and a tiny area of incandescence at the edge of the active pond is barely visible.

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Scattered breakouts were active at the margins of the June 27th flo...

Scattered breakouts were active at the margins of the June 27th flow, with only minor expansion of the flow margins over the past two weeks. This photo shows an active breakout on the south margin of the June 27th flow, moving over older ‘A‘ā from Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō.

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