Lava flowing from vents of Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō formed two branches

Lava flowing from vents on the west flank of Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō formed two b...

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Lava flowing from vents on the west flank of Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō formed two branches. A weak north arm advanced northward into forested kipuka (upper right). A higher-volume south arm quickly advanced down Kīlauea's south flank along the edge of flows erupted in 2002-2004 (upper left). Both flows are entirely within Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park, and pose no hazard to residents. The Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō crater is shown in the foreground.

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Image Dimensions: 1200 x 800

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