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Vulcano erta Ale: novembre 2009

The rising full moon over the active lava lake. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The rising full moon over the active lava lake. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(2550 visti)
Watching the lava lake at night (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Watching the lava lake at night (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(2043 visti)
Il bagliore rosso della lava illumina le pareti del cratere sotto il cielo azzurro del crepuscolo. Un piccolo gruppo di osservatori è sul bordo del cratere di sinistra. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Il bagliore rosso della lava illumina le pareti del cratere sotto il cielo azzurro del crepuscolo. U... [info]
(9806 visti)
A larger group (one of those who only stay a few hours) has joined us for a little while...  (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
A larger group (one of those who only stay a few hours) has joined us for a little while... (Photo:... [info]
(3032 visti)
The lava lake at night with rising Orion above it. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The lava lake at night with rising Orion above it. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(2408 visti)
The western part of the lava lake is being overturned. The solid crust is broken into large fragments that sink back into the fluid interior of the lake. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The western part of the lava lake is being overturned. The solid crust is broken into large fragment... [info]
(4987 visti)
The crust is breaking apart at the southern margin of the lava lake and fragments are subducted and replaced by fresh hot lava. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The crust is breaking apart at the southern margin of the lava lake and fragments are subducted and ... [info]
(2683 visti)
A second later, the gaps between plates have widened and new crust is forming on the cooling lava that has replaced the subducted slab. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
A second later, the gaps between plates have widened and new crust is forming on the cooling lava th... [info]
(2716 visti)
The north crater with active hornitos which from time to time produce small pahoehoe flows, indicating that the lava level is just beneath the surface. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The north crater with active hornitos which from time to time produce small pahoehoe flows, indicati... [info]
(1072 visti)
Glow from the active hornitos in the north crater at night. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Glow from the active hornitos in the north crater at night. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(2118 visti)
Hornitos incandescente nel cratere di nord. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Hornitos incandescente nel cratere di nord. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(3266 visti)
Glow from the south (l) and the north (r) crater. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Glow from the south (l) and the north (r) crater. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(1688 visti)

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