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On 17 Oct, explosions were particularly violent at Anak Krakatau. We show a series of images of a spectacular explosion captured from close range by boat. 2 months later, the cone of Anak Krakatau collapsed into the sea on the evening of 22 Dec 2018, triggering a catastrophic tsunami. The following sequence of pictures was taken within few seconds from each other each. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Strombolian activity at Etna's SE crater in October 2006. The lights of Catania in the background. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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And a minute later, the western vent does the same... (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Popocatepetl is one of Mexico's most active volcanoes and also part of an Aztec legend, a warrior who fell in love with a young woman (Iztaccihuatl) who died while he was away in battle. He is said to be still mourning for her.

Popocatepetl is located more or less 40 miles southeast of Mexico City. (Photo: RGoadPhotography)
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Lava flow at Etna volcano, Italy. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Smooth white rock surfaces (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Colorful sunset at Akrotiri (Santorini), in Oct 2011, with extremely clear view towards the volcanic Christiania islands. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Eruption at Stromboli volcano hitting the moon... (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Una fuerte erupción se produce en la noche del 25 de Feb, produciendo una fuente de lava alto del respiradero del norte y expulsando la incandescentes bombas a los flancos norte inferiores, donde incendios forestales comienzan a quemarse. La ciudad de Colima, en el fondo. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Fumarole at the crater of La Fossa volcano, Vulcano Island, Eolian Islands, Italy (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The center of the lava lake often contains one or several plates, from which cracks seem to radiate. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Kawah Ijen cráter, East Java, Indonesia (Photo: JessyEykendorp)
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