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Spatter Cone Collapse at MLK Vent

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Detailed Description

(May 2, 2005, 02:30:28 to 07:30:37) The spatter cone collapse described in the movie below was also recorded by a time-lapse camera on the west flank of the Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō cone. This camera was located about 70 meters from the MLK vent and recorded two pulses of lava effusion from the vent before collapse. The first, and larger, pulse of effusion was abruptly terminated by a large spatter burst that threw small gobs of spatter at least as far as the time-lapse camera. Movie Details: Image interval = 1 minute Playback speed = 10 frames/sec Movie duration = 00:00:26 Camera Coordinates (WGS84): Lat: 19.3870º Long: -155.1056º View direction = ~108º




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