Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - May 26, 2004

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Banana flow nears Wilipe`a lava delta

This is a photo of east prong of Banana flow.

Front of east prong of Banana flow with Pulama pali in background. Note metal fence post surrounded by lava (upper center).

(Public domain.)

This is a photo of gushing front of east prong of Banana flow.

Same fence post as in left image, with others in background. Ocean visible in upper right.

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This is a photo of gushing front of east prong of Banana flow.

Gushing front of east prong of Banana flow. This finger moved 7 m in 35 minutes.

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This is a close-up of lava at front of east prong.

Close-up of lava at front of east prong, coming down slope where curve in gush (left image) later developed. Width of image, 1 m.

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This is a photo of front of west prong of Banana flow.

Front of west prong of Banana flow. Pulama pali in background. Width of active tongue, about 1.5 m.

(Public domain.)

This is a photo of west view across west prong.

West view across west prong. Hiker's beacon, established by park to help night-time walkers, is visible on skyline just right of mound-like tumulus.

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