Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - November 14, 2003

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Pu`u `O`o to rootless shield

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Aerial view, almost vertical, of incandescent and fuming East Pond Vent in crater of Pu`u `O`o. Incandescent vent is several meters wide.

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Looking southward up new `a`a flow that was erupted from filled West Gap Pit (top) and flowed 700 m northward along edge of Pu`u `O`o (reddish cinder and spatter).

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Small hornitos and building carlito at site of former Cookie Monster skylight on upper Mother's Day lava tube. Incandescent hole is several centimeters across.

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HVO volunteer sampling lava the easy way--using long-handled hoe rather than hammer or trowel. Crust on shelly pahoehoe flow was broken through to enable sampling of molten interior. Site is on northernmost rootless shield (Okita shield) about 130 m downtube from Cookie Monster.

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