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July 2014

The Milky Way over the Tengger Caldera. April 2012. (Photo: ClausPossberg)

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Perhaps the most interesting feature in the new crater at Puʻu ʻŌʻō is the pit formed on the southern side of the crater floor. There, a small lava pond roughly 10 m (~30 ft) across has been sporadically overflowing and sending lava toward the deeper central part of the crater. View is to the south.
Monday, Jul 21, 2014
Kilauea (Hawai'i): Kīlauea continued to erupt at its summit and within the East Rift Zone, and gas emissions in both areas remained elevated. There was no significant change in tilt recorded at the summit, and the lava lake level was relatively steady over the past week leveling at ~30m (98ft). ... [more]

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Discover the volcanoes, fossilized trees and hot springs of Lesvos island!
(8days tour to Lesbos Island, Greece)
8 days / 7 nights - Moderate
1170 €  ? 
no scheduled dates at present

Mountains of Fire - Stromboli to Etna tour
Eolian Islands + Etna volcano: From Stromboli to Etna
(walking & study tour with a volcanologist to Etna, Vulcano, Lipari and Stromboli)
9 days (8 nights) - Easy-Moderate
2580 €  ? 
5-13 Oct 2014
19-27 Oct 2014

Nyiragongo's lava lake and the mountain gorillas: expedition
DR Congo + Rwanda: Nyiragongo Lava Lake
(8-days volcano expedition to Nyiragongo volcano & mountain gorillas in the Virunga Park)
6-8 days - Moderate
$ 2845  ? 
Custom and group dates
no scheduled dates at present

Etna volcano special - custom tour with private guide on Etna to observe volcanic activity
Etna volcano: Etna Volcano Special
(4/5-days volcano expedition to Mt. Etna volcano, Italy)
4-5 days - Custom (variable)
on request
Custom tour dates only

Fascination Volcano - geologic walking & study tour on Santorini Island, Greece
Santorini Island, Greece: Fascination Volcano
(8 (9) days study and walking tour on Santorini, Greece)
8 / 9 days - Moderate
1050 EUR (8d.) / 1175 EUR (9d.)
27 Sep - 4 Oct 2014

Volcanoes in East Java: Bromo, Semeru, Ijen
East Java (Indonesia): Volcanoes of East Java
(4-6 days walking tour to Bromo, Semeru and Ijen)
4-6 days - Custom (variable)
810 €  ? 
Custom tour dates only

Volcanoes in the South Sea - Expedition to Vanuatu
Vanuatu (South Sea): Volcanoes in the South Sea
(Volcano expedition to Vanuatu: Yasur & Ambrym)
14 or 15 days (13/14 nights) on Vanuatu - Moderate
2590 €  ? 
29 Jul-3 Aug AMBAE
4-17(18) Aug 2014
15 Sep - 1 Oct 2014

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