Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - November 5, 2003

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Continued activity at and near Pu`u `O`o

 

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Looking across floor of Puka Nui on southwest side of Pu`u `O`o, showing new lava pond in crater, new flow descending far (west) crater wall, and fuming 55 cone-pit in background. All black flows were emplaced in past day or two. Floor of Puka Nui is 30-40 m across.

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Closer view of crusted lava pond in Puka Nui, looking east. Relatively smooth crust indicates at least one episode of crustal overturning on stagnant lava pond.

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View of incandescent Humble vent at base of southwest crater wall of Pu`u `O`o. New lava flows coat floor of crater, and heated rain water rises as steam. View from north rim of crater.

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Spattering eastern cone in filled West Gap Pit, viewed from near west rim of Pu`u `O`o crater.

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