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Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - August 29, 2003

August 29, 2003

Verrrry layyyyzeeee Friday at southeast tip of Kohola

 

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Small breakout at southeast tip of Kohola at end of park's trail on coastal flat, about 540 meters from Wilipe`a lava delta. Lava toe is about 2 meters wide.
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Stretched bubbles are apparent in this close-up of oozing toe. Width, about 40 centimeters s .
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Small breakout slouching toward nothing (with apologies to Joan Didion). Lava oozes from southeast tip of Kohola and looks for place to go, finding one along crease between earlier toes. Incandescent finger about 1 meter long.
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Same lazy ooze, with incandescence from active toe reflecting off niche at base of earlier lobe. Width of image, 3-4 meters.

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