Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - June 30, 2016

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Flow front spreads out at base of pali

 

Flow front spreads out at base of pali...

The flow front reached the base of the pali yesterday, and over the past day has begun spreading out a short distance onto the coastal plain. Channelized ‘A‘ā remains active on the steep portion of the pali, with several parallel channels of swiftly moving lava.

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A view looking up the pali, with the channels feeding lava to the f...

A view looking up the pali, with the channels feeding lava to the flow front, which is spreading out at the base of the pali in the bottom of the photograph.

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A section of the channelized ‘A‘ā, with what appears to be a small ...

A section of the channelized ‘A‘ā, with what appears to be a small surge of lava moving through the channel.

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Just above the steep section of the pali, the lava flow transitions...

Just above the steep section of the pali, the lava flow transitions from tube-fed pāhoehoe to the open channels that are feeding lava at the flow front.

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A look into one of several skylights on the lava tube. The brighte...

A look into one of several skylights on the lava tube. The brightest area is the open lava stream.

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Another skylight opened up in the past few days, exposing a long se...

Another skylight opened up in the past few days, exposing a long section of the lava stream.

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A video showing the channelized flow near the flow front....

A video showing the channelized flow near the flow front.

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