Broad scope map of Kīlauea's ERZ flow field

Broad scope map of Kīlauea's ERZ flow field...

Detailed Description

Map showing the Kahauale‘a 2 flow in relation to the eastern part of the Big Island as of January 9, 2014. The active front of the Kahauale‘a 2 flow was spreading into the forest 7.5 km (4.7 miles) northeast of Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō. The area of the Kahauale‘a 2 flow as of December 26, 2013, is shown in pink, while widening of the flow as of January 9, 2014, is shown in red. Older lava flows are distinguished by color: episodes 1-48b flows (1983-1986) are shown in gray; episodes 48c-49 flows (1986-1992) are pale yellow; episodes 50-55 flows (1992-2007) are tan; episodes 58-60 flows (2007-2011) are pale orange, and episode 61 flows (2011-2013) are reddish orange. The active lava tube is shown with a yellow line.

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Image Dimensions: 2200 x 1700

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