Chao Volcano Photos

lava dome 5100 m / 16,732 ft
Chile / Argentinien (Norden) + Bolivien, Südamerika, -22.12°S / -68.15°W
Chaotic layers of scoria, ash and lapilli at the quarry of the Eppelsberg volcano (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Chaotic layers of scoria, ash and lapilli at the quarry of the Eppelsberg volcano (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
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image found in: Excursion to the Eifel 27 Sept. 2008
Chaotic crust left after a fountain has died out. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Chaotic crust left after a fountain has died out. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Erta Ale volcano: November 2009
Chaotic red steam clouds hide the view most of the time. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Chaotic red steam clouds hide the view most of the time. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Kilauea volcano (Hawaii): ocean entry at night and dawn (March 2017)
View into where once Sukameriah village was located, around a valley with lush fields inside and on both banks. Part of the pyroclastic flows traveled through this canyon and covered it with meter-thick chaotic deposits. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
View into where once Sukameriah village was located, around a valley with lush fields inside and on both banks. Part of the pyroclastic flows traveled through this canyon...
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image found in: Sinabung volcano photos July 2015: pyroclastic flow damage
The collapse of the flank left a thick debris of hot blocks and chaotic lava flows on the northwestern flank. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The collapse of the flank left a thick debris of hot blocks and chaotic lava flows on the northwestern flank. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: La Palma volcano eruption 2021: 3 Oct - crater collapse and lava fountains
Chaotic old ropes - these must have formed during a much larger and faster moving breakout than those we found. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Chaotic old ropes - these must have formed during a much larger and faster moving breakout than those we found. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Kilauea volcano (Hawaii): phoehoe lava flows (March 2017)
Chaos (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Chaos (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Kilauea volcano (Hawaii): the fire hose (March 2017)
...producing a beautiful chaos of motion and colors. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
...producing a beautiful chaos of motion and colors. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Kilauea volcano (Hawaii): lava meets water - littoral explosions (Mar 2017)
Small chaotic explosions with part of the fire hose. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Small chaotic explosions with part of the fire hose. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Kilauea volcano (Hawaii): lava meets water - littoral explosions (Mar 2017)
Dark, still dense masses of fragmented lava mixed with water and steam rise through the bluish steam chaos. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Dark, still dense masses of fragmented lava mixed with water and steam rise through the bluish steam chaos. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Kilauea volcano (Hawaii): lava meets water - littoral explosions (Mar 2017)
Chaotic interaction of the hot lava plunging into the sea. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Chaotic interaction of the hot lava plunging into the sea. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Kilauea volcano (Hawaii): the fire hose (March 2017)
Dark lava fragments are thrown to many meters height and fall back into the steam-water-lava chaos. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Dark lava fragments are thrown to many meters height and fall back into the steam-water-lava chaos. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Kilauea volcano (Hawaii): lava meets water - littoral explosions (Mar 2017)
The shape and direction of the explosions constantly change with the chaotic interaction of the waves with the lava jet. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The shape and direction of the explosions constantly change with the chaotic interaction of the waves with the lava jet. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Kilauea volcano (Hawaii): lava ocean entry 13 March 2017
The deposit is a chaotic mixture of fine gray ash with blocks and burned wood pieces. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The deposit is a chaotic mixture of fine gray ash with blocks and burned wood pieces. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Colima volcano (Mexico): July 2015 Montitlán pyroclastic flow deposit a year later
The current site of the salt works on the salt lake. Hundreds of workers, camels and donkeys crowd in the area, but despite the seemingly chaos, the works are very well organized, and follow strict ancient rules defined by the tradition of the Afar tribe who own the precious salt. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The current site of the salt works on the salt lake. Hundreds of workers, camels and donkeys crowd in the area, but despite the seemingly chaos, the works are very well o...
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image found in: Dallol Dec 2010: the grand salt lake (Lake Assale)
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