Ela Volcano Photos

Stratovolcano 934 m / 3064 ft
Ethiopia, 12.52°N / 41.19°E
Lighthouse-church Virgen de Candelaria, La Frontera, sitting on a relatively young cinder cone. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Lighthouse-church Virgen de Candelaria, La Frontera, sitting on a relatively young cinder cone. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: El Hierro (Canary Islands): photos Nov 2011
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Colorful rhyolite mountains of Landmannalaugur, Iceland (Photo: Thierry Basset)
Colorful rhyolite mountains of Landmannalaugur, Iceland (Photo: Thierry Basset)
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Glowing ropy pahoehoe lava from Kilauea volcano (Hawaii) at night (Mar 2017).
This type of lava texture is commonly found on the Hawaiian shield volcanoes which produce vast lava flow fields of relatively fluid basalt lava. Kilauea volcano is the best location to observe this fascinating type of lava in activity from close.  (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Glowing ropy pahoehoe lava from Kilauea volcano (Hawaii) at night (Mar 2017).
This type of lava texture is commonly found on the Hawaiian shield volcanoes which pro...
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Aurora Borealis (northern lights) from Landmannalaugur (Iceland) on 12 Sep 2014 (Photo: AndreasIrgang)
Aurora Borealis (northern lights) from Landmannalaugur (Iceland) on 12 Sep 2014 (Photo: AndreasIrgang)
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Eyjafjallajökull, Iceland, 8 May 2010 - explosions close-up from the summit crater (Photo: Martin Rietze)
Eyjafjallajökull, Iceland, 8 May 2010 - explosions close-up from the summit crater (Photo: Martin Rietze)
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The western crater has two vents; the one to the N (right), a narrow glowing hole, sometimes erupts strong vertical jets of lava, accompanied by detonation sounds. This one is relatively large and ejects lava bombs to more than 200 m. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The western crater has two vents; the one to the N (right), a narrow glowing hole, sometimes erupts strong vertical jets of lava, accompanied by detonation sounds. This o...
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image found in: Stromboli volcano (Eolian Islands, Italy), June 2017: strong activity
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Lighthouse-church Virgen de Candelaria, La Frontera (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Lighthouse-church Virgen de Candelaria, La Frontera (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: El Hierro (Canary Islands): photos Nov 2011
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The lava fountain is relatively "cold" and much of the erupted magma is fragmented into dark ash. It is believed that this is caused by contact of the rising magma with locally present ground water (phreatomagmatic activity). (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The lava fountain is relatively "cold" and much of the erupted magma is fragmented into dark ash. It is believed that this is caused by contact of the rising magma with l...
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image found in: Etna volcano: the great flank eruption in July 2001
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Lava fountain and lava flows from the Holuhraun fissure eruption on Iceland, Sep 2014 (Bardarbunga volcano) (Photo: Lukas Gawenda)
Lava fountain and lava flows from the Holuhraun fissure eruption on Iceland, Sep 2014 (Bardarbunga volcano) (Photo: Lukas Gawenda)
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Multiple lava fountain from the Holuhraun fissure eruption on Iceland in Sep 2014 (Bardarbunga volcano) (Photo: Lukas Gawenda)
Multiple lava fountain from the Holuhraun fissure eruption on Iceland in Sep 2014 (Bardarbunga volcano) (Photo: Lukas Gawenda)
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Eyjafjallajökull, Iceland, 8 May 2010 - zoom into explosion (Photo: Martin Rietze)
Eyjafjallajökull, Iceland, 8 May 2010 - zoom into explosion (Photo: Martin Rietze)
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Folds created by "tectonic" movements of the relatively thick, but still plastically deforming crust of the lava lake (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Folds created by "tectonic" movements of the relatively thick, but still plastically deforming crust of the lava lake (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Danakil expedition Nov-Dec 08, part I: Erta Ale volcano
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Sulphur crystals growing on lava rocks, Nea Kameni island, Santorini archipelago, Greece (Photo: Janka)
Sulphur crystals growing on lava rocks, Nea Kameni island, Santorini archipelago, Greece (Photo: Janka)
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An Afar girl at Ahmed Ela (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
An Afar girl at Ahmed Ela (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Danakil expedition Nov-Dec 08, part IV: The salt plain (Lake Assale)
After an extended period of stable crust and relative inactivity, the now heavy crust starts to overturn and sink back into the liquid lake, causing very violent fountaining all along the perimeter of the lake and new rapid rifts creating new crust.  (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
After an extended period of stable crust and relative inactivity, the now heavy crust starts to overturn and sink back into the liquid lake, causing very violent fountain...
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image found in: Danakil expedition Nov-Dec 08, part I: Erta Ale volcano
Making "ful" brings not only great taste, but great colors into Ahmed Ela as well.  (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Making "ful" brings not only great taste, but great colors into Ahmed Ela as well. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Desert, salt and volcanoes: February 2008 tour photos by Tom Pfeiffer
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Eyjafjallajökull, Iceland, 8 May 2010 - phreatomagmatic explosions with cock's tail jets of lava bombs (Photo: Martin Rietze)
Eyjafjallajökull, Iceland, 8 May 2010 - phreatomagmatic explosions with cock's tail jets of lava bombs (Photo: Martin Rietze)
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Impression from Iceland (Photo: Thierry Basset)
Impression from Iceland (Photo: Thierry Basset)
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2011/44: Eyjafjallajökull, Iceland, on the 11th of May 2010. Late afternoon light shows armada of glowing lava bombs with condensation trails overtaking its ash cloud. (Photo: Martin Rietze)
2011/44: Eyjafjallajökull, Iceland, on the 11th of May 2010. Late afternoon light shows armada of glowing lava bombs with condensation trails overtaking its ash cloud. (P...
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Arid desertlike volcanic landscape near Kamuela, Big Island, Hawaii (Photo: Janka)
Arid desertlike volcanic landscape near Kamuela, Big Island, Hawaii (Photo: Janka)
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Lava fountains from the main vents at the Holuhraun fissure eruption (Bardarbunga volcano, Iceland) on 13 Sep 2014 (Photo: MartinHensch)
Lava fountains from the main vents at the Holuhraun fissure eruption (Bardarbunga volcano, Iceland) on 13 Sep 2014 (Photo: MartinHensch)
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Trekking in the remote Icelandic highlands (Photo: Thierry Basset)
Trekking in the remote Icelandic highlands (Photo: Thierry Basset)
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The southern coast of Snæfellsnes peninsula, Iceland (Photo: Janka)
The southern coast of Snæfellsnes peninsula, Iceland (Photo: Janka)
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A caravan loaded with blocks of salt is leaving Ahmed Ela. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
A caravan loaded with blocks of salt is leaving Ahmed Ela. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Danakil expedition Nov-Dec 08, part IV: The salt plain (Lake Assale)
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Lava fountains from the main vents at the Holuhraun fissure eruption (Bardarbunga volcano, Iceland) on 13 Sep 2014 (Photo: MartinHensch)
Lava fountains from the main vents at the Holuhraun fissure eruption (Bardarbunga volcano, Iceland) on 13 Sep 2014 (Photo: MartinHensch)
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Aerial view of the main lava fountain from the Holuhraun fissure eruption on Iceland in Sep 2014 (Bardarbunga volcano) (Photo: Lukas Gawenda)
Aerial view of the main lava fountain from the Holuhraun fissure eruption on Iceland in Sep 2014 (Bardarbunga volcano) (Photo: Lukas Gawenda)
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Lava fountains from the main vents at the Holuhraun fissure eruption (Bardarbunga volcano, Iceland) on 13 Sep 2014 (Photo: MartinHensch)
Lava fountains from the main vents at the Holuhraun fissure eruption (Bardarbunga volcano, Iceland) on 13 Sep 2014 (Photo: MartinHensch)
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Noon - time to relax (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Noon - time to relax (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Expedition to Krakatau, Bromo and Semeru (July 08)
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Tourists having fun in the ferrous volcanic spa of Nea Kameni island, Santorini archipelago, Greece (Photo: Janka)
Tourists having fun in the ferrous volcanic spa of Nea Kameni island, Santorini archipelago, Greece (Photo: Janka)
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Lava flow front at night from the Holuhraun fissure eruption on Iceland in Sep 2014 (Bardarbunga volcano) (Photo: Lukas Gawenda)
Lava flow front at night from the Holuhraun fissure eruption on Iceland in Sep 2014 (Bardarbunga volcano) (Photo: Lukas Gawenda)
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Lava fountains from the Holuhraun fissure eruption in Sep 2014 (Bardarbunga volcano, Iceland) (Photo: Martin Hertel)
Lava fountains from the Holuhraun fissure eruption in Sep 2014 (Bardarbunga volcano, Iceland) (Photo: Martin Hertel)
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Massive breadcrust bomb on Nea Kameni island, Santorini archipelago, Greece (Photo: Janka)
Massive breadcrust bomb on Nea Kameni island, Santorini archipelago, Greece (Photo: Janka)
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Lava fountain from the Holuhraun fissure eruption on Iceland in Sep 2014 (Bardarbunga volcano) (Photo: Lukas Gawenda)
Lava fountain from the Holuhraun fissure eruption on Iceland in Sep 2014 (Bardarbunga volcano) (Photo: Lukas Gawenda)
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Lava fountains from the main vents at the Holuhraun fissure eruption (Bardarbunga volcano, Iceland) on 13 Sep 2014 (Photo: MartinHensch)
Lava fountains from the main vents at the Holuhraun fissure eruption (Bardarbunga volcano, Iceland) on 13 Sep 2014 (Photo: MartinHensch)
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Lava fountains from the main vents at the Holuhraun fissure eruption (Bardarbunga volcano, Iceland) on 13 Sep 2014 (Photo: MartinHensch)
Lava fountains from the main vents at the Holuhraun fissure eruption (Bardarbunga volcano, Iceland) on 13 Sep 2014 (Photo: MartinHensch)
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Checking the acid water that collects in the many ponds near the salt deposits of Hamed Ela (Photo: Anastasia)
Checking the acid water that collects in the many ponds near the salt deposits of Hamed Ela (Photo: Anastasia)
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image found in: Erta Ale volcano + Dallol: tour photos Jan 2018 by Anastasia Ganuschenko
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Holuhraun fissure eruption (Bardarbunga volcano, Iceland) Sep 2014 (Photo: Martin Hertel)
Holuhraun fissure eruption (Bardarbunga volcano, Iceland) Sep 2014 (Photo: Martin Hertel)
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Lava fountains from the main vents at the Holuhraun fissure eruption (Bardarbunga volcano, Iceland) on 13 Sep 2014 (Photo: MartinHensch)
Lava fountains from the main vents at the Holuhraun fissure eruption (Bardarbunga volcano, Iceland) on 13 Sep 2014 (Photo: MartinHensch)
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Eyjafjallajökull, Iceland, 8 May 2010 - expanding glowing ash plumes (Photo: Martin Rietze)
Eyjafjallajökull, Iceland, 8 May 2010 - expanding glowing ash plumes (Photo: Martin Rietze)
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Hengill geothermal area, Iceland (Photo: Janka)
Hengill geothermal area, Iceland (Photo: Janka)
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