Etna volcano (Italy): lava fountains during the 52nd paroxym at the New SE crater during 31 July-1 Aug 2021

Francesco Tomarchio sent us a small selection of his photos he took during the remarkable and very powerful lava fountaining episode from Etna's New SE crater on 31 July-1 Aug 2021.
Link/credits: Francesco's page on facebook
Beginning of the violent lava fountaing phase late at night. (Photo: FrancescoTomarchio)
Beginning of the violent lava fountaing phase late at night. (Photo: FrancescoTomarchio) [info]
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The flanks of the SE crater are covered by large lava bombs rolling and sliding down the slopes. (Photo: FrancescoTomarchio)
The flanks of the SE crater are covered by large lava bombs rolling and sliding down the slopes. (Ph... [info]
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Sustained lava fountains reaching several hundred meters in height after midnight. (Photo: FrancescoTomarchio)
Sustained lava fountains reaching several hundred meters in height after midnight. (Photo: Francesco... [info]
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The lava fountain at its peak reaches over 1000 m in height! (Photo: FrancescoTomarchio)
The lava fountain at its peak reaches over 1000 m in height! (Photo: FrancescoTomarchio) [info]
(397 Éxitos)
Wide-angle view of the volcano with the lava fountain and the tall eruption column, producing a dense ash plume drifting towards the east where it rains lapilli and black ash. (Photo: FrancescoTomarchio)
Wide-angle view of the volcano with the lava fountain and the tall eruption column, producing a dens... [info]
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