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Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - June 16, 2004

June 16, 2004

Sunrise and boat watch ocean entries

This is a photo of a sunrise over lava deltas.
Sunrise over lava deltas. Nearest glow comes from lava entering water at southwest end of western delta. In background are entries off eastern lava delta.
This is a photo of a sunrise over lava deltas.
Tighter view of eastern image. Glow comes from southwestern end of western lava delta.

 

This is a photo of acidic steam rising from lava entries.
Acidic steam rising from entries in upper left image mostly obscures glow, but large image shows small lava falls off eastern delta. Note two photographers standing on top of old sea cliff at left edge of image (visible in large image only).
This is a photo of lava battling surf at southwest end of western lava delta.
Looking southwest as lava battling surf at southwest end of western lava delta. Widest lava stream is about 2 m across.

 

This is a photo of a lone boatsman videoing a lava entry at end of western lava delta.
Lone boatsman videoing lava entry at end of western lava delta. This boat, with or without passengers, is a frequent observer of the entries.
This is a photo of a lava entry at end of western lava delta.
Similar to right image above, as wave curls toward point.