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Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - June 4, 2004

Aloha Friday at Kilauea

This is a photo of lava in Banana flow plunging into ocean off east side of Wilipe`a delta.
Lava in Banana flow plunges into ocean off east side of Wilipe`a delta, with surf crashing against rocks. Largest rock, about 3 m high.
This is a photo of slender lava falling off side of Wilipe`a delta.
Slender lava falls off side of Wilipe`a delta. Wider cascade in background. Falls are 2-3 m high.

 

This is a photo of several entry points along side of Wilipe`a lava delta.
Several entry points along side of Wilipe`a lava delta. Right-most shown in right image above.
This is a photo of a nearly full moon over Banana entries on Wilipe`a delta.
Nearly full moon over Banana entries on Wilipe`a delta. West sky gaining color as sunrise nears.

 

This is a photo of several streams of lava preparing to fall off Wilipe`a delta.
Several streams of lava prepare to fall off Wilipe`a delta. View looks east.
This is a photo of two streams of lava falling off Wilipe`a delta.
Last time this lava is liquid. Two falls drop into water. Height of falls, 1.5 m.

 

This is a photo of streams of lava falling off Wilipe`a delta.
Wider view of right image above, showing stream feeding falls.
This is a photo of two cascades of lava descending an old sea cliff on inland side of Wilipe`a delta.
Two cascades of lava descend old sea cliff on inland side of Wilipe`a delta. They may feed stream that is breaking out in foreground.

 

This is a photo of cascades of lava in western prong of Banana flow descending an old sea cliff.
Cascades of lava in western prong of Banana flow descend old sea cliff. Cascade is about 8 m high.
This is a photo of a gush of lava coming down an old sea cliff.
Gush of lava comes down old sea cliff, suddenly breaking out of flow between cascades of left image.