Episode 61 (Peace Day) flow field

Episode 61 (Peace Day) flow field...

Detailed Description

The currently active Peace Day flow (episode 61) as of January 25, 2013, is shown in light reddish orange. Widening of the Peace Day flow field between January 25 and February 25 are shown in dark orange. Changes near the coast were approximated from infrared satellite images. Lava flows fed directly from the Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō crater as of January 31, including the Kahauale‘a flow north of Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō, are shown in pink. Bright red shows the widening of those flows between January 31 and February 25. Older lava flows are labeled with the years in which they were active. Episodes 1-48b (1983-1986) are shown in gray; episodes 48c-49 (1986-1992) are pale yellow; episodes 50-55 (1992-2007) are tan; and episodes 58-60 (2007-2011) are pale orange. The contour interval for topographic lines shown on Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō is 5 m.


Image Dimensions: 2200 x 1700

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