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Etna volcano 10-11 Nov 2013 - impressions

Strombolian activity at the New SE crater 10 Nov evening. The sky is still clear. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Strombolian activity at the New SE crater 10 Nov evening. The sky is still clear. (Photo: Tom Pfeiff... [info]
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View over the Valle del Bove with the erupting New SE crater. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
View over the Valle del Bove with the erupting New SE crater. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Clouds start to come in at around midnight and start to hide the slowly increasing activity. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Clouds start to come in at around midnight and start to hide the slowly increasing activity. (Photo:... [info]
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Clouds become denser and denser and only bright glow tells something violent is happening at the New SE crater. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Clouds become denser and denser and only bright glow tells something violent is happening at the New... [info]
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Misty conditions at the Schiena dell'Asino limit visibility most of the time. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Misty conditions at the Schiena dell'Asino limit visibility most of the time. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Autumn and winter. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Autumn and winter. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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The lower parts of the cliffs of Valle del Bove still are painted with the nice colors of autumn leaves. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The lower parts of the cliffs of Valle del Bove still are painted with the nice colors of autumn lea... [info]
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Westerly winds blow a large bluish gas plume, which originates from the still hot lava flows erupted earlier by the New SE crater and which traveled far to the south, down into the Valle del Bove. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Westerly winds blow a large bluish gas plume, which originates from the still hot lava flows erupted... [info]
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Lava layers from ancient predecessor volcanic edifices of Etna can be studied in the walls of Valle del Bove. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Lava layers from ancient predecessor volcanic edifices of Etna can be studied in the walls of Valle ... [info]
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Yellow, brown and green. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Yellow, brown and green. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Snow covers the upper parts of the western headwall of Valle del Bove, where many fantastic dikes are exposed - ancient pathways of magmas that have long since frozen. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Snow covers the upper parts of the western headwall of Valle del Bove, where many fantastic dikes ar... [info]
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Snow between extruding rips of dikes. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Snow between extruding rips of dikes. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Ingrid taking pictures from our viewpoint. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Ingrid taking pictures from our viewpoint. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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At about 4pm, finally, the storm has passed and the wind drops almost completely, allowing the sun to send summer's last warm light over a changed landscape. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
At about 4pm, finally, the storm has passed and the wind drops almost completely, allowing the sun t... [info]
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The absence of wind allows to create turbulence by rising warm air from the valley floor. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The absence of wind allows to create turbulence by rising warm air from the valley floor. (Photo: To... [info]
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Rainbow from the mist with our shadows from the setting sun. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Rainbow from the mist with our shadows from the setting sun. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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