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Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - April 16, 2004

April 16, 2004

Murky views of flow field

This is a photo of an aerial view looking toward Pu`u `O`o.
Aerial view looking toward Pu`u `O`o (background)) showing active flows spreading downslope from rootless shield complex (middle ground). Top of Pulama pali is at bottom of image. Smoke in left center comes from small kipuka--Banana Tree kipuka in local parlance--a local landmark headed for oblivion.
This is a photo of a narrow flow on upper part of Pulama pali.
Aerial view looking upslope at narrow flow on upper part of Pulama pali. Helicopter rotor blade in upper left.

 

This is a photo of an active terminus of flow.
Aerial view looking at active terminus of flow in above-right image. Terminus is at approximately the 1,800-foot elevation.
This is a photo of small hornito, actively growing, above lava tube in Kuhio.
Small hornito, actively growing, above lava tube in Kuhio (PKK) lava flow south of Pu`u `O`o. White flight helmet and adjacent pack (at 10 o'clock from top of hornito) give scale.