Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - May 28, 2004

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Sluggish Banana and views from air

This is a photo of lava descending old sea cliff 5-7 m high bounding inland side of Wilipe`a lava delta.

Lava descending old sea cliff 5-7 m high bounding inland side of Wilipe`a lava delta. The lava is in west prong of Banana flow and is southernmost lava in the flow.

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This is a photo of visitors photographing lava along west side of west prong of Banana flow.

Visitors enjoying(?) heat and photographing lava along west side of west prong of Banana flow.

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This is a photo of Banana flow.

Banana flow is lighter-hued flow from right edge of image to center left. Burned (brown) trees occur along it. View looks west along Pulama pali. Ocean in upper left. Paliuli is off view to left.

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This is a photo of Wilipe`a lava delta.

Looking north across lower part of Banana flow. The two prongs are obvious, the western much wider than the eastern. Line with white dots is signed rope barrier established by park along top of old sea cliff. Wilipe`a lava delta is build seaward from the old cliff. Visitors must stay inland of rope barrier, off lava delta.

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