Strong ash plume after a vulcanian explosion. (c)
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Etna's steam rings
: A collection of fantastic vortex rings ("smoke rings") we observed recently on Etna.
: A third tectonic setting where volcanism occurs is believed to be the result of mantle plumes and not directly related to plate boundaries. So called hot spot volcanoes fall into this category.
Kelut volcano's lava dome in 2007
: One of the most impressive lava dome eruptions in recent years. A new dome formed in the crater lake of Kelut volcano (East Java) in late 2007. Enjoy some unique pictures.