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Kilauea volcano (Hawai'i): lava flows descending on Pulama Pali June 2016

Our friend and filmmaker Michael Dalton (Volcanic Odysseys) is currently on Hawai'i and sent us some images of the new lava flows advancing SE fro Pu'u 'O'o, reaching Pulama Pali on 29 June 2016.
"Amazing day yesterday on the Pali, very spectacular and at times fast moving flows. We caught some incredible surges. The flow with the burning trees had to be moving close to 1ft a second during the fast surges that last 10 minutes or so."
Close-up of lava front burning trees. (Photo: Michael Dalton)
Close-up of lava front burning trees. (Photo: Michael Dalton) [info]
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Large a'a lava flow fron descending the pali, burning parts of the remaining kipuka in the Royal Gardens subdivision. (Photo: Michael Dalton)
Large a'a lava flow fron descending the pali, burning parts of the remaining kipuka in the Royal Gar... [info]
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Pause in activity after the surge is over - a flat 'a'a flow tongue has reached the base of the pali. (Photo: Michael Dalton)
Pause in activity after the surge is over - a flat 'a'a flow tongue has reached the base of the pali... [info]
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Lava flow front eating away at trees. (Photo: Michael Dalton)
Lava flow front eating away at trees. (Photo: Michael Dalton) [info]
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Zoom onto the huge active flow front destroying trees and vegetation. (Photo: Michael Dalton)
Zoom onto the huge active flow front destroying trees and vegetation. (Photo: Michael Dalton) [info]
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Advancing lava flow front more than 10 meters wide. (Photo: Michael Dalton)
Advancing lava flow front more than 10 meters wide. (Photo: Michael Dalton) [info]
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Lava burning trees. (Photo: Michael Dalton)
Lava burning trees. (Photo: Michael Dalton) [info]
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A ripe mango tree is falling victim to the lava... (Photo: Michael Dalton)
A ripe mango tree is falling victim to the lava... (Photo: Michael Dalton) [info]
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