Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - May 29, 2004

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Banana breakouts in east prong of flow

This is a photo of a large breakout in Banana flow on Pulama pali.

Large breakout in Banana flow on Pulama pali forms backdrop for small but energetic breakouts on coastal flat in east prong of flow.

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This is a photo of two toes of Banana flow.

Two toes of Banana flow kiss. Note flakes of crust on underlying flow littering top of toes, picked up as front of toes inflated. Two such flakes are just being caught in lava and uplifted by left toe.

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This is a photo of breakouts in east prong of Banana flow.

Photographer at right place at right time to watch nice display of breakouts in east prong of Banana flow. In background is Holei Pali.

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This is a photo of breakouts in east prong of Banana flow.

Same photographer, same breakout, different view.

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This is a photo of breakouts in east prong of Banana flow.

Some of action in breakouts of above images. Here lava is moving from under twisted crust. Crust is actively rotating clockwise as lava leaves from under it. Width of view, 2 m.

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This is a photo of a stream of lava in complex of breakouts.

Stream of lava in complex of breakouts. Width of stream, about 3 m. Note that lava is spreading laterally from under the crust that covers most of stream.

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This is a photo of a bit of alpenglow on end of small stream of lava.

Bit of alpenglow on end of small stream of lava. Movement is from upper left and is maximum of 2 m wide.

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This is a photo of a bit of alpenglow on end of small stream of lava.

Further development of stream in left image, 1 minute later, in worm's-eye view.

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