Batu Tara volcano Nov 2014: fireworks at night
On our latest volcano expedition
, we stayed 4 days from 1-4 Nov on Batu Tara volcano. Activity during this time was relatively strong, with frequent small to very large strombolian eruptions.
The following is a series of pictures from eruptions at night. Be sure also to look at a spectacular video
of an eruption on our youtube channel.
Normal-sized strombolian eruption in the moonlight. Observer's headlamp in the lower right. (Photo: ... [info
Zoom onto the crater during a strombolian eruption at night. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info
Rising ash plume at the end of a stronger eruption. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info
During our stay from 1-4 Nov, eruptions were gradually becoming bigger. More and more frequently, bo... [info
Strong eruption with reflection on the sea. Note the bomb hitting the sciara (scree slope) near the ... [info
Strong explosion ejecting many bombs outside the crater, note one landing on the upper slope on the ... [info
Zoom onto the same eruption as in the previous picture. Thousands of incandescent lava bombs hit the... [info
Glowing bombs hitting the inner crater wall. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info
Larger eruptions often occurred in series lasting up to 1-2 hours, alternating with hour-long phases... [info
Avalanche of lava bombs on the sciara, reflecting in the calm sea. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info
Weaker strombolian eruption following a stronger one, which left much dust and ash still suspended i... [info
Moonlight illuminates the outer southern crater wall, while a moderately strong explosion occurs fro... [info
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Photos from Greece
: We have traveled and studied extensively in Greece, in particular on its active volcanic areas such as Santorini, Nisyros, Milos, Methana.
: Guatemala - a land of volcanoes and the colorful Mayan culture with incredible variety. A dream destination for volcano enthusiasts and photographers!
: We have published several volcano calendars over the years: usually, we use photos taken by us or our participants during our recent volcano tours and expeditions. A perfect gift if you're a fan of volcanoes!
Batu Tara photos
: A remote island in the Flores Sea of Indonesia formed by a single volcano that has been in strong strombolian eruption for years. We regularly lead expeditions to there where we camp several days to observe it.