Kīlauea's ERZ flow field

Kīlauea's east rift zone flow field...

Detailed Description

Small-scale map showing Kīlauea's east rift zone flow field as of November 7, 2013. The Peace Day flow (light orange), which began September 21, 2011, is no longer active. All east rift zone eruptive activity is now focused into the Kahauale‘a 2 flow, which is advancing slowly toward the northeast from Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō. The Kahauale‘a 2 flow as of October 21 is shown in pink, while advancement of the flow as of November 7 is shown in red. Older lava flows are labeled with the years in which they were active: 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; and episodes 58-60 flows (2007-2011) are pale orange. The active lava tube is shown with a yellow line.


Image Dimensions: 2200 x 1700

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