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Recent Breakout On The Coastal Plain

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The most recent breakout on the coastal plain, which began on October 15, is still active in several places along its southern margin. The lighter grey lava flows in the middle of the photograph are the extent of the latest activity. The flow is 550 m (1800 ft) long and runs parallel with the trace of Highway 130 (the road on the right side of the photograph). The majority of the flow is makai of the highway, but another 35 m (115 ft) of the highway was covered over the weekend.


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