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Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - March 28, 2002

March 28, 2002
Pu`u `O`o spatter cones, spitting hornito, and rootless shield

 

photo of lava
Aerial view looking west across floor of Pu`u `O`o's crater. Three spatter cones can be seen. East Pond Vent is in lower left, a remarkable, vertically walled chimney is in the center, and the Beehive cone is partly obscured by fume in background. Shiny crust at Beehive is actively moving lava. Each cone is 7-10 meters high.
photo of lava
Lava flowing from perched pond (top) through breach in levee and then across an older shield.
photo of lava
Lava flowing from perched pond (top) through breach in levee and then across an older shield.