Big Island 2008 - volcanochaser

Aerial photo looking northwest taken January 11, 2008 by the US Geological Survey. Photo is from the USGS Kilauea website and shows the southern front of the flow about one half mile from the upper section of the Royal Gardens Subdivision . The active flow is the brownish a'a flow meandering down the middle of the photo. The lighter flows on the right are from the 1980's. The dark pahoehoe flows on the left are from 2002. The following photos from Jan 11, 2008 were taken at the front of the flow shown in this photo and at the Royal Gardens Subdivision.