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Volcano Calendar 2019
: We're proud to present our 2019 volcano calendar: 13 different and attractive images of volcanoes, volcanic landscapes and phenomena taken during volcano tours over the past few years.
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Krakatau volcano: eruption Oct 2018 - vulcanian explosions and lightning
Along with a small group, Tom Pfeiffer stayed on the island group during a Volcano Special tour
from 13-19 Oct: the volcano's activity during this time fluctuated between phases of mild to strong ash venting along with occasional strombolian activity, as well as intermittent powerful vulcanian-type explosions. In this section, some impressions of the violent vulcanian explosions are shown:
After several hours of mild to strong ash emissions and strombolian-type activity, a sudden much str... [info
Another vulcanian explosion follows shortly after it has become dark. Numerous small lightnings deve... [info
During our first evening on Krakatau (13 Oct 2018), vulcanian explosions occur at intervals varying ... [info
This eruption covered most of the cone of Krakatau with glowing material. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info
40 minutes later (at 21:23 local time), a very similar lava-rich eruption occurs. (Photo: Tom Pfeiff... [info
After almost exactly one hour, the next eruption takes place, showing lots of lightning in the erupt... [info
View of the aftermath of the explosion: the cone is covered with glowing lava bombs and a dense ash ... [info
After midnight to 14 Oct, eruptions decrease again and become more sporadic. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info
Early morning of 14 Oct, vulcanian eruptions pick up again, often with loud cannon-shot like sounds.... [info
A similar explosion two hours later. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info
The series ends around lunchtime with a relatively strong explosion sending an ash plume that rose a... [info
A very strong explosion occurs in the late afternoon, sending blocks into the sea, while we were obs... [info
Early morning of 16 Oct, another strong explosion occurs, sending glowing bombs in all directions. (... [info
Vulcanian explosion at noon of 16 Oct. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info
After a relatively calm period in daytime, another train of vulcanian explosions begins in the eveni... [info
Vulcanian eruption with lots of lightning (evening of 16 Oct). (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info
A comparably weak explosion on the evening of 16 Oct. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info
Stronger explosion during the night 16-17 Oct. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info
Reflection of lava glow from an eruption seen from Rakata island. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info
Comparison between Anak Krakatau seen from the same point in Nov 2010 and Oct 2018 showing the subst... [info
See also: Video from the 17 Oct explosion
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