Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - November 8, 2004

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A weak but colorful PKK ocean entry

This is a photo of a glow from lava as it enters ocean at front of new delta formed by PKK flow.

Glow from lava as it enters ocean at front of new delta formed by PKK flow.

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This is a photo of multiple lava entry points.

Same view from different location, showing multiple entry points. Sea cliff is near right edge of image.

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This is a photo of a new lava delta.

Another colorful view of the new lava delta.

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This is a photo of a new lava delta at dawn.

Finally, at dawn, it is light enough to see what the source of all the glow looks like. Everything in photo, except for the sea cliff near right side of image, is part of the new lava delta, still unnamed, which began forming on the night of November 5-6.

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This is a photo of a new lava delta.

Though a long hike from the end of Chain of Craters Road, the entry area is a Mecca for photographers. Photo from same location as the previous three, all of which look westward.

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This is a photo of new lava flows coating surface of old Lae`apuki delta.

New lava flows coating surface of old Lae`apuki delta, looking east. Tiny glob of lava on old sea cliff is all that remains of cascades, but lava is flowing through one or more tubes down the cliff, across the old delta, to the new delta.

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