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Plume turns from bright white to reddish-brown

Halema`uma`u plume, just minutes after it turns from bright white to reddish-brown.  Notice the contrast from bright white in the sky to reddish-brown near the vent.
Photograph by J. Kauahikaua
March 27, 2008
Halema`uma`u plume, just minutes after it turns from bright white to reddish-brown. Notice the contrast from bright white in the sky to reddish-brown near the vent.

Halema`uma`u plume, just minutes after it turns from bright white to reddish-brown.  Notice the contrast from bright white in the sky to reddish-brown near the vent.
Photograph by J. Kauahikaua
March 27, 2008

 Halema`uma`u plume, just minutes after it turns from bright white to reddish-brown.  Notice the contrast from bright white in the sky to reddish-brown near the vent.
Photograph by J. Kauahikaua
March 27, 2008
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Updated: 28 March 2008(pnf)