A large tree has recently fallen onto the beach of Rakata, exposing its strong radial roots, because the beach is constantly eroding.
The scene of the caldera of Krakatau is illuminated with a bright full moon. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Current activity of Bardarbunga volcano, Iceland: An intense seismic crisis started at Bárdarbunga volcano on 16 August 2014 and is continuing at the time of writing (23 Aug). It may or may not lead to a volcanic eruption, possibly under the Vatnajökull ice cap.
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List and map of all volcanoes in Africa. Most volcanoes are located in the Great Rift Valley, but there are more.
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