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Krakatoa volcano, Nov 2019: eruptions from Anak Krakatau and impressions

Participant and team member Andrej Nikiforov witnessed the ongoing activity in Anak Krakatau's crater lake during the Krakatau Volcano Special tour in Nov 2019. Here some impressions:
The crater lake seen from the summit of Anak Krakatau (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
The crater lake seen from the summit of Anak Krakatau (Photo: AndreyNikiforov) [info]
(1306 Éxitos)
Phreatic explosions occurred constantly from the center of the lake, ejecting dense jets of mud, stones and steam. (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
Phreatic explosions occurred constantly from the center of the lake, ejecting dense jets of mud, sto... [info]
(1034 Éxitos)
Explosions occurred from multiple vents in the center of the crater lake. (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
Explosions occurred from multiple vents in the center of the crater lake. (Photo: AndreyNikiforov) [info]
(770 Éxitos)
Jets of dark ash rose several meters. (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
Jets of dark ash rose several meters. (Photo: AndreyNikiforov) [info]
(710 Éxitos)
Some explosions were more powerful than others; this one reached a height of 20-30 meters. (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
Some explosions were more powerful than others; this one reached a height of 20-30 meters. (Photo: A... [info]
(707 Éxitos)
The island of Sertung seen behind the steam plume from the crater lake. (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
The island of Sertung seen behind the steam plume from the crater lake. (Photo: AndreyNikiforov) [info]
(614 Éxitos)
Rakata Island in the background with the erupting craterr lake in the center of image. (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
Rakata Island in the background with the erupting craterr lake in the center of image. (Photo: Andre... [info]
(656 Éxitos)
Zoom onto a typical phreatic eruption. (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
Zoom onto a typical phreatic eruption. (Photo: AndreyNikiforov) [info]
(604 Éxitos)
The ejection of the dark mud is followed by the release of steam. (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
The ejection of the dark mud is followed by the release of steam. (Photo: AndreyNikiforov) [info]
(558 Éxitos)
During more energetic phases, small steam surges develop as ring-shaped clouds that expand laterally over the lake surface around the explosion. (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
During more energetic phases, small steam surges develop as ring-shaped clouds that expand laterally... [info]
(533 Éxitos)
Small explosion close-up (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
Small explosion close-up (Photo: AndreyNikiforov) [info]
(486 Éxitos)
Dense fingers of dark ash/mud are thrown several meters during a stronger explosion. (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
Dense fingers of dark ash/mud are thrown several meters during a stronger explosion. (Photo: AndreyN... [info]
(493 Éxitos)
The lake surface covered with gray mud, broken by a moderately strong explosion. (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
The lake surface covered with gray mud, broken by a moderately strong explosion. (Photo: AndreyNikif... [info]
(468 Éxitos)
Energetic explosion, steam plumes developing between the dark ash jets. (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
Energetic explosion, steam plumes developing between the dark ash jets. (Photo: AndreyNikiforov) [info]
(409 Éxitos)
Zoom onto a stronger eruption (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
Zoom onto a stronger eruption (Photo: AndreyNikiforov) [info]
(409 Éxitos)
Orange-colored sea water due to suspended particles in front of Anak Krakatau's western shore where the active crater lake is located. (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
Orange-colored sea water due to suspended particles in front of Anak Krakatau's western shore where ... [info]
(435 Éxitos)
Our expedition leader Galih (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
Our expedition leader Galih (Photo: AndreyNikiforov) [info]
(377 Éxitos)
Looking towards Panjang Island, part of the eastern caldera rim of Krakatau volcano (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
Looking towards Panjang Island, part of the eastern caldera rim of Krakatau volcano (Photo: AndreyNi... [info]
(371 Éxitos)
What is left of Anak Krakatau seen from the south. (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
What is left of Anak Krakatau seen from the south. (Photo: AndreyNikiforov) [info]
(370 Éxitos)
View towards the crater area of Anak Krakatau from the sea (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
View towards the crater area of Anak Krakatau from the sea (Photo: AndreyNikiforov) [info]
(414 Éxitos)
Remnants of vegetation from the NW tip of Anak Krakatau, destroyed during the intense surtseyan activity following the collapse of the island in Dec 2018. (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
Remnants of vegetation from the NW tip of Anak Krakatau, destroyed during the intense surtseyan acti... [info]
(377 Éxitos)
Landing on Anak Krakatau (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
Landing on Anak Krakatau (Photo: AndreyNikiforov) [info]
(373 Éxitos)
Rain falls have cut deep canyon into the several meters-thick ash deposits that were deposited after the collapse in Dec 2018. (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
Rain falls have cut deep canyon into the several meters-thick ash deposits that were deposited after... [info]
(409 Éxitos)
Anak Krakatau beach in the evening (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
Anak Krakatau beach in the evening (Photo: AndreyNikiforov) [info]
(363 Éxitos)
Trees were ripped off their trunks by the sheer force of the tsunami wave on 22 Dec 2018. (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
Trees were ripped off their trunks by the sheer force of the tsunami wave on 22 Dec 2018. (Photo: An... [info]
(355 Éxitos)
A single surviving tree on the beach of Panjang island (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
A single surviving tree on the beach of Panjang island (Photo: AndreyNikiforov) [info]
(339 Éxitos)
Selfie of Andrej on the crater rim of Anak Krakatau (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
Selfie of Andrej on the crater rim of Anak Krakatau (Photo: AndreyNikiforov) [info]
(373 Éxitos)
Cliff of Panjang Island with tsunami damage still clearly visible. (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
Cliff of Panjang Island with tsunami damage still clearly visible. (Photo: AndreyNikiforov) [info]
(381 Éxitos)
Pumice cliff of Panjang Island (1883 eruption deposits form most part of the cliff). (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
Pumice cliff of Panjang Island (1883 eruption deposits form most part of the cliff). (Photo: AndreyN... [info]
(327 Éxitos)
The inner coast of Rakata, where previous camps had been located. All of the approx. 30 m wide beach terrace was washed away during the tsunami, and parts of the cliff collapsed in a large landslide seen here in the foreground. (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
The inner coast of Rakata, where previous camps had been located. All of the approx. 30 m wide beach... [info]
(503 Éxitos)
Inner coast of Rakata seen from the NW with the former campsite beach in the lower right. (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
Inner coast of Rakata seen from the NW with the former campsite beach in the lower right. (Photo: An... [info]
(315 Éxitos)
Ronny and Galih "at work" near the lake shore of Anak Krakatau (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
Ronny and Galih "at work" near the lake shore of Anak Krakatau (Photo: AndreyNikiforov) [info]
(341 Éxitos)

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