Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - May 7, 2017

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Lava delta at Kamokuna ocean entry is rebuilding

 

Lava delta at Kamokuna ocean entry is rebuilding...

The lava delta at Kīlauea Volcano's Kamokuna ocean entry is quickly rebuilding after the collapse on May 3, when much of the previous delta collapsed into the sea. A robust steam plume obscured the seaward section of the delta today (May 7).

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A telephoto lens provided a close-up view of the seaward edge of th...

A telephoto lens provided a close-up view of the seaward edge of the Kamokuna lava delta, where multiple, small streams of lava were entering the ocean today. Fragments of hot lava can be seen floating in the water.

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