Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - October 8, 2014

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Flow front remains narrow, and continues slowly advancing to northeast

Flow front remains narrow, and continues slowly advancing to northe...

The June 27th lava flow remains active, and continues to slowly advance towards the northeast along the forest boundary. The flow front remains narrow, about 100 m (yards) wide, and was 1.4 km (0.9 miles) from Apa‘a St. and 2.5 km (1.6 miles) from Pāhoa Village Road (as measured along a straight line).

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A wider view of the flow front, with Kaohe Homesteads at the left s...

A wider view of the flow front, with Kaohe Homesteads at the left side of the photograph. Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō can be seen on the horizon in the upper right.

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A closer view of the flow front moving along the forest boundary. ...

A closer view of the flow front moving along the forest boundary. The flow front had nearly entered a clearing in the thick forest.

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A normal photograph compared with a thermal image of the flow front...

A normal photograph compared with a thermal image of the flow front. The white box shows the approximate extent of the thermal image. Breakouts (white and yellow areas in thermal image) were active at the leading edge of the flow, and were also scattered behind the flow front.

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A view into one of the skylights of the lava tube supplying lava to...

A view into one of the skylights of the lava tube supplying lava to the June 27th lava flow.

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A look into the southern portion of Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō Crater. A small lava...

A look into the southern portion of Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō Crater. A small lava pond (roughly 10 meters, or yards, wide) was active in the southern pit. The pond surface was fluctuating as spattering was active on the pond margin.

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Preview image for video: provides a quick aerial overview of activi...

Preview image for video: provides a quick aerial overview of activity at the flow front. At the end of the movie there is a view of the lava stream in one of the skylights on the lava tube supplying lava to the flow front.

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