A comparison of a thermal image with a normal photograph of the Kah...

A comparison of a thermal image (left) with a normal photograph (ri...

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A comparison of a thermal image (left) with a normal photograph (right) of the Kahauale‘a 2 flow front. Brighter colors in the thermal image depict hotter surface temperatures, with white and yellow areas showing active pāhoehoe breakouts. These breakouts are distributed in a scattered fashion across this portion of the flow field. The vent for the Kahauale‘a 2 flow is on Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō, visible in the upper left of the photograph.

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Image Dimensions: 2060 x 722

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