Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - May 9, 2004

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Mother's Day at Banana flow front

This is a photo of a lazy toe forming at front of Banana flow.

Lazy toe forming at front of Banana flow. Good lighting shows off wrinkles in crust on toe. Width of toe, about 1 m.

(Public domain.)

This is a photo of small toes moving across ground surface.

Small toes move across ground surface in early morning sun. Width of view, 2 m.

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This is a photo of a toe fed by small opening in inflating flow.

Toe fed by small opening in inflating flow. Lava pours to side from under crust as it reaches base of short decline. Width of toe, about 1 m.

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This is a photo of Banana flow in the pali system.

Looking upstream at track of Banana flow in the pali system. Fume marks places where gas rises from lava in tube and reaches surface. The kipuka surrounded by Banana flow, at 10 o'clock from center, is same as that shown in first image of May 7 below. Largest pali is Pulama pali. Kipuka is on gentle slope between Pulama pali and the Holei Pali-Paliuli terrain.

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