Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - May 6, 2004

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Sluggish Banana breakouts

This is a photo of lava oozing from inflating flow 350 m from base of Paliuli.

Lava oozing from inflating flow 350 m from base of Paliuli. Note how lava emerges on both sides of floating crust. Width of active toe, 2 m.

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This is a photo of floating crust surrounded by oozing lava.

Similar kind of sluggish breakout, again with floating crust surrounded by oozing lava. Width of breakout, 2 m.

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This is a photo of floating crust surrounded by oozing lava.

Same breakout as in right above, showing context in middle of inflating flow with few breakouts. Pulama pali forms most of background.

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This is a photo of a breakout about 200 m from Paliuli.

Breakout about 200 m from Paliuli, looking west at nearly full Flower Moon and reddening skies of sunrise. Sun is about to rise in eastern sky.

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