Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - March 4, 2005

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Cones and plumes

This is a photo of gas plumes rising from vents in and south of Pu`u `O`o's crater, and from skylights on upper PKK flow.

Gas plumes rise from vents in and south of Pu`u `O`o's crater, and from skylights on upper PKK flow. Aerial view is toward east.

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This is a photo of a plume of laze.

Larger plume of laze, actually a composite of three separate plumes, is at Ka`ili`ili ocean entry, and smaller is at East Lae`apuki. Distance between the two ocean entries is 2.7 km.

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This is a photo of cones that cluster around East Pond Vent.

Cones that cluster around East Pond Vent, typically the most active vent in the crater of Pu`u `O`o.

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This is a photo of a cone at East Pond Vent.

Closer view at different angle of cone in left image with two incandescent holes.

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This is a photo of three spatter cones.

Looking west across crater, showing three spatter cones seldom seen in images. South Wall Complex is cone at left, built near crater wall. Drainhole and, behind it, Beehive, are near right side of image. Note the high mound of lava flows between South Wall Complex and Drainhole.

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This is a photo of the tip-top of highest cone in West Gap.

Tip-top of highest cone in West Gap. This spire is probably not long for this world.

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This is a photo of a MLK vent cluster from south flank of Pu`u `O`o.

MLK vent cluster from south flank of Pu`u `O`o. Near top edge of image, directly above geologist, is Puka Nui cone, visible in large view. Both the MLK cluster and Puka Nui cone were emitting loud roaring sounds today.

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This is a photo of an incandescent top of broad hornito at former site of Kiln hornito.

Incandescent top of broad hornito at former site of Kiln hornito, built on roof of upper PKK lava tube south of Pu`u `O`o.

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