Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - May 27, 2004

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Sluggish Banana and lava falls

This is a photo looking east before dawn across west prong of Banana flow.

Looking east before dawn across west prong of Banana flow, where it crosses park's rope barrier, descends muted old sea cliff, and spreads onto surface of Wilipe`a lava delta.

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This is a photo of breakouts in Banana flow.

Breakouts in Banana flow at 1200-1400-foot elevation on Pulama pali (left) and just above Wilipe`a lava delta.

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This is a photo of lava in western part of west prong of Banana flow.

Small lava falls and cascade down old sea cliff and onto surface of Wilipe`a lava delta. Lava is in western part of west prong of Banana flow. Height of cliff, 7 m.

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This is a photo of lava falling down a cliff.

Top of another lava falls down same cliff.

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This is a photo of base of lava falls.

Base of lava falls, where velocity slows and wrinkled crust forms.

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This is a photo of a HVO scientist watching lava falls on old sea cliff bounding Wilipe`a lava delta.

Awestruck HVO scientist watches lava falls on old sea cliff bounding Wilipe`a lava delta.

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