Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - March 19, 2004

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Pu`u `O`o and pahoehoe

This is an aerial view looking west-southwest of Pu`u `O`o.

Aerial view looking west-southwest of Pu`u `O`o. East Spillway is nearest part of crater rim. Several vents in crater are fuming. Note incandescence at East Pond Vent (nearest camera) and South Wall Complex (just left of center). West Gap cones (appearing as one) stand tall at far end of crater.

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This is a photo of smooth-surfaced pahoehoe flows overriding under clinkery top of March 4 `a`a flow.

Smooth-surfaced pahoehoe flows override and, apparently, burrow under clinkery top of March 4 `a`a flow. Pahoehoe is fed by breakouts is southeastern part of rootless shield complex. Flowing lava near left center of image.

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