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Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - June 11, 2004

June 11, 2004

Four views of western ocean entry in Banana flow; in and near Pu`u `O`o

This is a photo of the largest entry in western cluster of entries in Banana flow.
Predawn view of largest entry in western cluster of entries in Banana flow. Height of rock, 5-6 m.
This is a photo of the largest entry in western cluster of entries in Banana flow.
Similar view to than in left image but 27 minutes later and after sunup.

 

This is a photo of the largest entry in western cluster of entries in Banana flow.
Same entry as above but from different angle. Note how lava cascade has developed in past 4 minutes.
This is a photo of the largest entry in western cluster of entries in Banana flow.
Wider view from site of left image, showing more clearly the interplay between lava and water.

 

This is a photo of East Pond Vent in crater of Pu`u `O`o. Spatter cone.
Aerial view of East Pond Vent in crater of Pu`u `O`o. Spatter cone, which had collapsed, has been rebuilt.
This is a photo of a new hornito at new vent in area where MLK flow originated in January.
New hornito at new vent in area where MLK flow originated in January. Height of hornito, 1.5 m.

 

This is a photo of a shield formed in past week above lava tube for PKK (Kuhio) flow near south base of Pu`u `O`o.
Aerial view of shield formed in past week above lava tube for PKK (Kuhio) flow near south base of Pu`u `O`o. Flat top in center of image is perched lava pond several tens of meters across.
This is a photo of two channels of lava flowing down flanks from perched pond on top of recently formed shield.
Another aerial view of new shield, showing two channels of lava flowing down flanks from perched pond on top of shield.