Pu'u 'O'o eruption of Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii. This is number 25 of series of 100 photos and captions provided on a CDROM (DDS-80) by the U. S. Geological Survey's Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.
25. Drainback of lava into Pu'u 'O'o conduit; Mauna Loa, to the northwest, is in the background. The low-level activity took place the day before episode 26 began. A 42-day repose period, the longest since December 1983, preceded episode 26, the briefest (5 hours long) of the episodes of 1983-1984 (photo by G.E. Ulrich, 11/1/84, GU118420). Return to Archive or go to Next Photo.