Lava Flow Front Remains Narrow; Continues Slowly Advancing

So sad!

Pacific Island National Parks

The June 27th lava flow remains active, and continues to slowly advance towards the northeast along the forest boundary. The flow front remains narrow, about 100 m (yards) wide, and was 1.4 km (0.9 miles) from Apaʻa St. and 2.5 km (1.6 miles) from Pāhoa Village Road (as measured along a straight line). (USGS)

The following photos, video and maps were released by the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (USGS) (Dated October 8, 2014) . Note: these photos and video were not taken in areas currently accessible to the public. (You can visit the official website of Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park for current information on the areas of Kilauea that are open to public). Click here to see photos from previous post.

A normal photograph compared with a thermal image of the flow front. The white box shows the approximate extent of the thermal image. Breakouts (white and yellow areas in thermal image) were active…

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