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Volcán Etna (Italia), el cráter SE paroxismo nr 16, 08 de octubre de 2011

Durante la Stromboli Etna gira, Tom y su pequeño grupo tuvimos la suerte de poder ver el paroxismo XVI del cráter del volcán Etna desde corta distancia SE nuevo. A pesar del mal clima, presenciar la erupción con sus sonidos increíbles es una experiencia que uno nunca olvida.
As we arrive on Belvedere at around 1pm the New SE crater and the old SE crater behind are still quiet, but soon, the first explosions can be heard from a vent inside the New SE crater. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
As we arrive on Belvedere at around 1pm the New SE crater and the old SE crater behind are still qui... [info]
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Soon, we can see lava bombs from strombolian activity inside the New SE crater. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Soon, we can see lava bombs from strombolian activity inside the New SE crater. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer... [info]
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As the fissure starts to open up further, rockfalls are triggered on the steep western wall of the inner crater wall. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
As the fissure starts to open up further, rockfalls are triggered on the steep western wall of the i... [info]
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Etna mountain guide Andrea Ercolani with his group arrives on the scene when a lava flow emerges from the fissure. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Etna mountain guide Andrea Ercolani with his group arrives on the scene when a lava flow emerges fro... [info]
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A large lava ball detaches from the advancing lava flow. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
A large lava ball detaches from the advancing lava flow. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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The lava fountain increases and a second vent opens up a few meters down along the fissure. The lava flow branches into two arms.  (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The lava fountain increases and a second vent opens up a few meters down along the fissure. The lava... [info]
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At about 3pm, the lower part of the fissure emits a low curtain of fire from several vents on the fissure. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
At about 3pm, the lower part of the fissure emits a low curtain of fire from several vents on the fi... [info]
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The last moments the eruption is visible, before clouds and a hail storm set in... (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The last moments the eruption is visible, before clouds and a hail storm set in... (Photo: Tom Pfeif... [info]
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Lava watchers observing the lava flow. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Lava watchers observing the lava flow. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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A patch of snow from the previous cold night and the edge of the lava flow from the eruption. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
A patch of snow from the previous cold night and the edge of the lava flow from the eruption. (Photo... [info]
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"Eruption party" - despite the clouds and hail we're in, we're excited about the noises of the lava fountains... (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
"Eruption party" - despite the clouds and hail we're in, we're excited about the noises of the lava ... [info]
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At around 5pm, the weather starts to clear, and the dark ash cloud emitted from the crater and drifting east towards Giarre town becomes visible. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
At around 5pm, the weather starts to clear, and the dark ash cloud emitted from the crater and drift... [info]
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