Lava Update: Thursday, September 22, 6:00 am – Kalapana and Pu‘u ‘O‘o overflight

Volcanic activity continues as lava from Pu‘u ‘O‘o, a vent on Kilauea’s east rift zone, feeds the ocean entry at Kamokuna.  Here are images from Thursday’s overflight.

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Lava pours into the sea at the Kamokuna ocean entry within the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.
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An overall perspective of the Kamokuna ocean entry, with the eastern delta in the foreground, with a significant steam plume rising.
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A tighter view of the eastern delta and its robust activity.
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The lava pond within Pu‘u ‘O‘o bubbles vigorously.
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A skylight at the base of Pulama Pali allows a peek at the river of lava feeding the Kamokuna ocean entry.

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