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Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - July 25, 2004

July 25, 2004

A nice Sunday morning at the seashore

This is a photo of several lava streams along northeastern side of eastern Banana delta.
Several lava streams along northeastern side of eastern Banana delta. This activity is greater than during most of last week. Last week's beach flow is in foreground.
This is a photo of a small breakout from multiple lava tubes within a delta.
The show at night. Quite a scene. Each entry stream is a small breakout from multiple lava tubes within the delta.

 

This is a photo of a small "firehose" from jutting point.
Small "firehose" from jutting point prominent in right image above. Note shower of water falling along hose after latest wave. Height of hose in this view, about 2 m.
This is a photo of a small "firehose" from jutting point.
Similar view but with wider lens and between waves.

 

This is a photo of a crashing surf providing a tough job for lava to build the delta larger.
Crashing surf provides tough job for lava to build the delta larger.
This is a photo of waves crashing against delta.
Wider view of waves crashing against delta. Each crash removes parts of the delta. Each stream of lava adds them back. So it goes. Back and forth. Lava wins in the short term, water in the long.

 

This is a photo of waves crashing against delta.
Activity is a little muted now compared with 15 minutes ago, but this is temporary.
This is a photo of many water falls, and one lava falls, off side of delta.
Many water falls, and one lava falls, off side of delta.