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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.
: "One of the most eye-catching guides to the world’s volcanoes ever published."
: Depuis 2005, VolcanoDiscovery propose des voyages en petits groupes, des randonnées et du trekking, ainsi que des expéditions pour voir des volcans actuellement en activité, des voyages photographiques dans de nombreuses régions d’activité volcanique à travers le monde.
The Volcano Adventure Guide
: Excellent information and background for anyone wishing to visit active volcanoes safely and enjoyably. The book presents guidelines to visiting 42 different volcanoes around the world.
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Nyiragongo volcan (DRCongo), jan 2011: lac de lave
Wide angle view of the caldera with the concentric terraces and the lava lake during the day. The 19... [info
The lava lake, ca. 550 m below us from the crater rim, about 200x300 m wide, is the largest in the w... [info
The degassing fountains often form clusters that shift position driven by internal convection in the... [info
Thanks to the risen level of the lake, the rim near the campsite now offers unobstructed, perfect vi... [info
Nyiragongo volcano (DR Congo): When sunlight doesn't hit the lake and light gets lower, the glowing ... [info
The surface of the lake is split into ever changing plates that drift along driven bz internal conve... [info
The fountains have moved to the rim of the lake, leaving the middle section free of smoke and exposi... [info
As evening approaches, the lava color becomes more intense. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info
On a windless day, the fumes produced by the fountains of the lake rise vertically and is illuminate... [info
The temperature of the white-glowing liquid lava inside the lake, briefly visible at the fountains, ... [info
Our group in position on the crater rim above the campsite in the evening twilight - photographers' ... [info
View of the lava lake at night, partly obscured by fumes. It's impossible to photograph the real sig... [info
Wide angle (15mm on 35mm sensor) view of the whole crater (caldera) of Nyiragongo with its lava lake... [info
As morning approaches, the intense red and yellow light of the lava once again mixes with the blue o... [info
The peaks of Mikeno and Karisimbi volcanoes, part of the Virunga group of volcanoes, silhouette agai... [info
As usual, fog starts obscuring the view of the lake in the morning, leaving us with dream-like glimp... [info
Plus sur VolcanoDiscovery:
Divergent plate boundaries in oceans
: Two ocean plates move apart from each other. Hot upwelling mantle material forms magmas that continuously produce new oceanic crust. An ocean widens.
Volcano & eruption special tours
: Tours dedicated to usually a single volcano currently in eruption. These trip, sometimes offered only last-minute through our newsletter, are among the most adventurous and most popular in our program.
: Depuis 1997, Tom Pfeiffer et notre équipe proposent des voyages en petits groupes, des randonnées et du trekking, ainsi que des expéditions pour voir des volcans actuellement en activité, des voyages photographiques dans de nombreuses régions d’activité volcanique à travers le monde.
Volcanic crisis at Sakurajima - updates
: A strong earthquake swarm and increased inflation were detected in August 2015 and triggered authorities to raise the alert level, as volcanologists think that a larger eruption could follow. News and updates on the events can be found on this page.