Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - March 21, 2003

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Carlitos and Son of Cookie Monster

Two people standing on crust looking down into skylight

Setting of Son of Cookie Monster skylight, near source of Mother's Day flow.

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Person using radar gun to measure velocity of lava visible through skylight.

HVO volunteer using radar gun to measure velocity of lava visible through Son of Cookie Monster skylight.

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Small hornitos

Small hornitos (affectionately known by the informal term, carlito) near Son of Cookie Monster. Can you see an elephant with its trunk raised as if to better sniff the sulfurous air? Width of image, about 1.5 meters.

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Photo of hornito

More bizarre carlitos in Son of Cookie Monster area. Tallest hornito, about 30 centimeters high.

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