Ijen volcano: crater lake & sulphur mining

Photos of Kawah Ijen, the acid turquoise crater lake, sulfur deposits, the mining operation and workers at the site carrying baskets full of raw sulfur.
Sulfur miner carrying basket with approx. 70 kg of pure sulfur blocks (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Sulfur miner carrying basket with approx. 70 kg of pure sulfur blocks (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(796 Éxitos)
Pipe collecting hot sulfur steam that condensates to liquid sulfur dropping out. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Pipe collecting hot sulfur steam that condensates to liquid sulfur dropping out. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffe... [info]
(939 Éxitos)
Photographing the acid crater lake (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Photographing the acid crater lake (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(780 Éxitos)
Erosion gullies in the inner crater walls (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Erosion gullies in the inner crater walls (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(857 Éxitos)
Altered ash deposits on the crater walls (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Altered ash deposits on the crater walls (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(346 Éxitos)
Streams of molten sulfur (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Streams of molten sulfur (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(849 Éxitos)
At the sulfur deposit (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
At the sulfur deposit (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(467 Éxitos)
Miners spraying the sulfur deposits with water to cool them (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Miners spraying the sulfur deposits with water to cool them (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(1111 Éxitos)
Miner breaking off pieces of solidified sulfur (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Miner breaking off pieces of solidified sulfur (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(374 Éxitos)
Mine worker carrying baskets of sulfur uphill (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Mine worker carrying baskets of sulfur uphill (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(367 Éxitos)
Crater rim (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Crater rim (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(581 Éxitos)
Liquid sulfur dripping out of the collection pipes (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Liquid sulfur dripping out of the collection pipes (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(353 Éxitos)
Hot sulfur gas sublimates into a yellow steam (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Hot sulfur gas sublimates into a yellow steam (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(710 Éxitos)
Walking on the southern crater rim of Ijen (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Walking on the southern crater rim of Ijen (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(445 Éxitos)
The steaming sulfur deposits seen from above (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The steaming sulfur deposits seen from above (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(879 Éxitos)
Kawah Ijen in the early morning light (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Kawah Ijen in the early morning light (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(449 Éxitos)
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