Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - March 28, 2003

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New breakout in Kohola flow

 

Photo of lava

Lava developing deeply furrowed crust as it spills frometers new breakout across buried Chain of Craters Road. Width of view, about 2 m.

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Photo of toe of lava

Several inflating toes, three of which are having small breakouts. Width of view nearest camera, about 3 m.

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Photo of toe of lava

Lava spilling frometerwithin inflating flow and trying to decide which way to go. Note folds in crust at lava abuts sloping surface. Wrinkled toe is about 1 meterwide.

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Photo of toe of lava

Two minutes later, small toe near base of left image has blossomed into larger toe that is carrying most of lava. Width of toe, about 1 meter.

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Photo of toe of lava

Breakout has buried tiny kipuka of Chain of Craters Road. Asphalt burns, flame and dirty smoke appearing through crack in crust. Flame is 20-30 centimeters high.

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Photo of toe of lava

Lava flow following along road cut, with more lava in distance.

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