Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - November 23, 2016

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Breakout on the 61g lava flow field

 

Breakout on the 61g lava flow field...

HVO geologists hiked across the 61g flow field to investigate this breakout at the base of the pali on Kīlauea Volcano's south flank. Toes of active pāhoehoe lava were slowly advancing on top of older ‘A‘ā and pāhoehoe flows erupted earlier this year.

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A close-up view showing the ropy texture that forms on the surface ...

A close-up view showing the ropy texture that forms on the surface of pāhoehoe lava.

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