November 14,2012 Lava Tour Update

Aloha! Tonight we had good surface flows to view safely. The leading edge is still about 0.25 mi away from the edge of the ocean and slowly advancing. At the base of the Pali a bright glow could be seen, but the actual flow could not be seen. Along the flow field there were multiple breakout visible, but majority of the action was at the leading edge and at the base of the Pali. There is still an ongoing DI inflation being recorded by the tilt meter at the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory and the amount of lava activity can be credited to the ongoing DI inflation. There was a beautiful sunset that was soon followed by the moon setting and the weather was also cooperative. Great times, Aloha!

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