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Stromboli volcano, Italy: eruption update
Marco Fulle sends this report based on observations made by a VolcanoDiscovery group, who climbed Stromboli on 11 Oct. 2005: Stromboli's activity was significant, with 8 active vents in three clusters (corresponding to the former W, Central and E craters): during 1 hour, they observed 2 faint eruptions from the W vent nr. 1, which is hidden from Pizzo, while stong glow was visible from the second vent in the W crater. During the same time, 5 eruptions occurred from the westermost vent in the central vent complex (the former Central crater), emitting few bombs but lots of gas during its eruptions, and seven (!) eruptions ejecting lava to up to 250 m height were observed from the second central vent, which is now found at the top of a tall cone.
The eastern vent complex conprises 4 active vents: Blue flames were visible from E vent nr.1, while two simulataneous eruptions occurred from a second and third vent in the E crater, ejecting lava to up to 150 m. One of these vents is glowing visibly, the other one is hidden from Pizzo. A 4th vent, at the far E end of the E crater, is also hidden from Pizzo and was showing continuous spattering.
Mittwoch, Okt 12, 2005
The tours this year on Santorini are now over, too, with lots of fun and great company as well. Thanks to all participants!Before we send out our formal newsletter, when the programs for 2006 are completed, a quick notice to announce that Tom will offer a new, 12-days tour / expedition to the Rift Valley
including Lengai volcano in Feb. and summer 2006, Costa Rica in late March and (probably) July 2006. As well, Tobias (who is right now touring in the Saronic Gulf) awaits with a new, exciting program on Milos, a wonderful, volcanic island in Greece! Other new or recently developped programs include Nisyros
(Greece) and the Eifel region in Germany (details will come soon).Greetings from Athens! Tom ... alles lesen
Mittwoch, Sep 14, 2005
Hello everybody on the tours in Indonesia this summer! ... alles lesen
Dienstag, Aug 09, 2005
Nachdem Tom Pfeiffer von einer wunderschönen Tour zurückgekommen ist, hat er die neuen Daten für die Vulkanexkursionen in Italien für 2006 online gestellt Große Tour der italienischen Vulkane ... alles lesen
Sonntag, Jun 26, 2005
Two short videoclips showing the active lava lake on Hawaii have been posted. ... alles lesen
Mittwoch, Jun 22, 2005
New photos from our last tour on Santorini (May, 2005
) have been added and new dates for 2006 for the Fascination Volcano tour are now online. There are a few spaces left for the 24 Sep.-1 Oct. 2005 tour. ... alles lesen
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