Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea -March 9, 2003

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Kohola flow: ground-level and more

Looking through grass and shrubs at advancing toes of lava

Advancing toes of lava, from the perspective of grass and shrubs. Width of view, about 50 centimeters.

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Looking through grass and shrubs at advancing toes of lava

Advancing toes of lava, from the perspective of grass and shrubs. Width of view, about 30 centimeters.

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Looking through grass and shrubs at advancing toes of lava

Advancing toes of lava II, from the perspective of grass and shrubs. Left. Width of view, about 40 centimeters.

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Looking through grass and shrubs at advancing toes of lava

Advancing toes of lava II, from the perspective of grass and shrubs. Left. Width of view, about 50 centimeters.

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Lava breakout  uplifting crust

Breakout started several seconds ago from inflating flow. The uplifting crust broke with an audible cracking sound, and lava poured out. Width of view, about 2 meters.

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Lava breakout  uplifting crust

Breakout started several seconds ago from inflating flow. The uplifting crust broke with an audible cracking sound, and lava poured out. Here, about one minute later, gush has slowed and developed crust in most places. Width of view, about 2 meters.

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Filed of lava with breakout in forefront

Images above were taken in this area, near western tip of Kohola flow. In background, most prominent line of fuming is along master lava tube that feeds West Highcastle lava delta. Fume near left edge of image is from tube feeding Kohola flow. All lava pictured above was transported through the Kohola tube system.

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Morning sky from overlook

Bonus for those who like the morning sky. From Kealakomo overlook, looking down Holei Pali across the sea to a glorious sky.

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