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Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - June 8, 2004

Eastern and western entry clusters in Banana flow

This is a photo of a predawn view of northeast end of new Banana lava delta.
Predawn view of northeast end of new Banana lava delta.
This is a photo of an entry in the northeast end of new Banana lava delta.
Close-up view of one entry in the area shown in left image. Lava river is 2-3 m wide. Surf sends curtain of water nearly to top of image.

 

This is a photo of lava pouring into water at northeast end of Banana lava delta.
Lava pours into water at northeast end of Banana lava delta. Height of falls, 2-3 m.
This is a photo of two entries at northeast end of Banana lava delta.
Two entries at northeast end of Banana lava delta. Height of entries, 2-3 m.

 

This is a photo of northeast end of new lava delta being constructed in western cluster of entries.
Northeast end of new lava delta being constructed in western cluster of entries. Width of delta in image, 8-10 m.
This is a photo of a sea cliff developed in old Wilipe`a lava delta.
Same delta as in left image, in context with sea cliff developed in old Wilipe`a lava delta.

 

This is a photo of lava pouring onto a new lava delta.
Lava pours onto new lava delta under construction farther southwest than delta in upper images. Note that left branch of cascade enters lava tube made by crusting over of slightly earlier stream. Height of lava cascade, about 4 m.
This is a photo of lava moving across new delta and entering water.
View from same vantage point as left image, but looking at lava moving across new delta and entering water.