Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - September 24, 2004

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Down the PKK flow from Puka Nui

This is a photo of a spatter cone near Puka Nui on south side of Pu`u `O`o.

June 25 spatter cone near Puka Nui on south side of Pu`u `O`o. This cone grew substantially in past week and is emitting sloshing sounds from lava just below it. Flank of Pu`u `O`o in background, through fume. Figure preparing to take image shown to right.

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This is a photo of a hole in spatter cone near Puka Nui on south side of Pu`u `O`o.

Close view of hole in June 25 spatter cone.

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This is a photo of PKK lava tube.

Looking up PKK lava tube toward Pu`u `O`o (upper left). Newly formed skylight in lower left. Fume and altered rock (white) define course of tube.

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This is a photo of a small breakout in western arm of PKK flow.

Small breakout in western arm of PKK flow downstream from area shown in left image. Pu`u `O`o in background.

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This is a photo of an aerial view of several breakouts near terminus of western arm of PKK flow.

Aerial view of several breakouts near terminus of western arm of PKK flow. Note the two distinctly different shades of gray. Darker hue is older crust, but lava is still flowing under it.

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This is a photo of an aerial view looking up the western arm of PKK flow.

Aerial view looking up the western arm of PKK flow (center of image, lighter toned than surroundings. Terminus is along small kipuka in lower center. Pu`u `O`o in background.

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