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Thursday, Oct 08, 2015
Access to the volcano's famous crater lake (and its sulfur mining area) has been temporarily closed by authorities. It seems that weak phreatic explosions occurred under the lake on 1 October, without causing damage or fatalities. ... [more]

Wednesday, Dec 17, 2014
Impressions from our last expedition, which included a night-time visit at Ijen volcano to see the famous blue flames. [more]

Sulfur miner at Ijen volcano carrying baskets of solid sulfur up from the crater.
Sulfur miner at Ijen volcano carrying baskets of solid sulfur up from the crater.
 

Ijen Volcano Videos

Stratovolcano 2799 m / 9,183 ft
East Java, Indonesia, -8.06°S / 114.24°E
Blue flames of burning sulfur at Ijen volcano at night



Ijen volcano - blue sulfur flames at night

Our expedition leader Andi observed the bluish to reddish flames of sulfur that ignites at the hot fumaroles in Ijen's crater, East Java, Indonesia, at night. DSC_9876.AVI
Sulphur steam coming out from the pipes that collect sulphur steam
Sulphur steam coming out from the pipes that collect sulphur steam
The acid blue crater lake of Ijen volcano
The acid blue crater lake of Ijen volcano
Gullied, eroded crater walls of Ijen volcano
Gullied, eroded crater walls of Ijen volcano
Close up of the condensating and sublimating sulphur vapor
Close up of the condensating and sublimating sulphur vapor
Sulphur quarry at Ijen volcano
Sulphur quarry at Ijen volcano

 

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