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April 18, 2017

Volcano Overflight: Lava Bench Now Spans Several Acres

"Pele's flows continue to pour lava into the ocean in a more traditional wide entry..."
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April 10, 2017

Volcano Overflight: ‘Ghost from Pac-Man?’

"A larger tube opening from the main conduit was found at the bottom of the Pali and looked like the ghost from Pac-Man!"
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April 04, 2017

Kīlauea Lava Ocean Entry Safety Zone Admittance Requirements

The Coast Guard Captain of the Port has outlined the requirements to request entrance to the Kīlauea lava ocean entry temporary safety zone.
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April 03, 2017

Volcano Overflight: Dozens of Lava Rivulets Flow Into Ocean

The firehose and lava column entering the ocean for the past three months have now reverted to a more traditional wide entry...
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March 27, 2017

Volcano Overflight: Extraordinary Lava Lake!

"Periodic rain didn't deter our efforts to access the Puʻu ʻŌʻō Vent of Kilauea Volcano this morning and the lava lake was extraordinary!"
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March 20, 2017

Volcano Overflight: Cracked Cliff Remains Dangerously Unstable

The ocean entry continues to pour lava into the water, creating littoral explosions which rock the coastline.
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March 13, 2017

Volcano Overflight: New Flow Emerges From Vent Atop Tube System

A new flow has emanated from the vent atop the 61g lava tube system and has now reached about 1.5 miles downslope, approximately halfway to the Pali.
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March 06, 2017

Volcano Overflight: Huge New Lava Outbreak

A huge new outbreak just above the Pali to the south of the 61g flow is sending many lava streams downslope.
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February 20, 2017

Volcano Overflight: New Surface Flows, Ongoing Lava Firehose

Developments over the past week are a veritable plethora of new surface flows both on the coastal plain, as well as a short distance above the top of the Pali...
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February 18, 2017

USGS Reminds Hikers to Use Caution in Ocean Entry Area

Visitors need to be aware of the following reminders...
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February 14, 2017

Volcano Overflight: Lava Firehose Continues!

The firehose lava at the ocean entry was very visible, affording the Paradise Helicopters crew its best shots since it began last New Year's Eve.
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January 26, 2017

Exploring USGS Volcano Observatories—Part 4: Yellowstone

This week, we visit the observatory that monitors a volcano that produced some of the largest eruptions known on Earth—Yellowstone!
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January 24, 2017

Volcano Overflight: Lava Lake Revealed

A stunningly clear morning on Thursday, Jan. 19, allowed the Paradise Helicopters crew to access the Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō, capturing images of a very active lava lake.
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January 06, 2017

How Well Do You Know USGS Volcano Observatories?

USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory presents the first in a series about USGS volcano observatories across the country.
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January 03, 2017

New Coastal Lava Viewing Area Due to Delta Collapse

A new lava viewing area has been opened at the Kamokuna ocean entry in Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park after a two-day closure caused by a lava delta collapse...
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