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Krakatoa volcano, Nov 2019: eruptions from Anak Krakatau and impressions

Participant and team member Andrej Nikiforov witnessed the ongoing activity in Anak Krakatau's crater lake during the Krakatau Volcano Special tour in Nov 2019. Here some impressions:
The crater lake seen from the summit of Anak Krakatau (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
The crater lake seen from the summit of Anak Krakatau (Photo: AndreyNikiforov) [info]
(1378 visti)
Phreatic explosions occurred constantly from the center of the lake, ejecting dense jets of mud, stones and steam. (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
Phreatic explosions occurred constantly from the center of the lake, ejecting dense jets of mud, sto... [info]
(1068 visti)
Explosions occurred from multiple vents in the center of the crater lake. (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
Explosions occurred from multiple vents in the center of the crater lake. (Photo: AndreyNikiforov) [info]
(800 visti)
Jets of dark ash rose several meters. (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
Jets of dark ash rose several meters. (Photo: AndreyNikiforov) [info]
(730 visti)
Some explosions were more powerful than others; this one reached a height of 20-30 meters. (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
Some explosions were more powerful than others; this one reached a height of 20-30 meters. (Photo: A... [info]
(737 visti)
The island of Sertung seen behind the steam plume from the crater lake. (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
The island of Sertung seen behind the steam plume from the crater lake. (Photo: AndreyNikiforov) [info]
(639 visti)
Rakata Island in the background with the erupting craterr lake in the center of image. (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
Rakata Island in the background with the erupting craterr lake in the center of image. (Photo: Andre... [info]
(693 visti)
Zoom onto a typical phreatic eruption. (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
Zoom onto a typical phreatic eruption. (Photo: AndreyNikiforov) [info]
(628 visti)
The ejection of the dark mud is followed by the release of steam. (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
The ejection of the dark mud is followed by the release of steam. (Photo: AndreyNikiforov) [info]
(585 visti)
During more energetic phases, small steam surges develop as ring-shaped clouds that expand laterally over the lake surface around the explosion. (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
During more energetic phases, small steam surges develop as ring-shaped clouds that expand laterally... [info]
(558 visti)
Small explosion close-up (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
Small explosion close-up (Photo: AndreyNikiforov) [info]
(510 visti)
Dense fingers of dark ash/mud are thrown several meters during a stronger explosion. (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
Dense fingers of dark ash/mud are thrown several meters during a stronger explosion. (Photo: AndreyN... [info]
(516 visti)
The lake surface covered with gray mud, broken by a moderately strong explosion. (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
The lake surface covered with gray mud, broken by a moderately strong explosion. (Photo: AndreyNikif... [info]
(494 visti)
Energetic explosion, steam plumes developing between the dark ash jets. (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
Energetic explosion, steam plumes developing between the dark ash jets. (Photo: AndreyNikiforov) [info]
(429 visti)
Zoom onto a stronger eruption (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
Zoom onto a stronger eruption (Photo: AndreyNikiforov) [info]
(428 visti)
Orange-colored sea water due to suspended particles in front of Anak Krakatau's western shore where the active crater lake is located. (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
Orange-colored sea water due to suspended particles in front of Anak Krakatau's western shore where ... [info]
(458 visti)
Our expedition leader Galih (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
Our expedition leader Galih (Photo: AndreyNikiforov) [info]
(396 visti)
Looking towards Panjang Island, part of the eastern caldera rim of Krakatau volcano (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
Looking towards Panjang Island, part of the eastern caldera rim of Krakatau volcano (Photo: AndreyNi... [info]
(391 visti)
What is left of Anak Krakatau seen from the south. (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
What is left of Anak Krakatau seen from the south. (Photo: AndreyNikiforov) [info]
(388 visti)
View towards the crater area of Anak Krakatau from the sea (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
View towards the crater area of Anak Krakatau from the sea (Photo: AndreyNikiforov) [info]
(434 visti)
Remnants of vegetation from the NW tip of Anak Krakatau, destroyed during the intense surtseyan activity following the collapse of the island in Dec 2018. (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
Remnants of vegetation from the NW tip of Anak Krakatau, destroyed during the intense surtseyan acti... [info]
(402 visti)
Landing on Anak Krakatau (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
Landing on Anak Krakatau (Photo: AndreyNikiforov) [info]
(389 visti)
Rain falls have cut deep canyon into the several meters-thick ash deposits that were deposited after the collapse in Dec 2018. (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
Rain falls have cut deep canyon into the several meters-thick ash deposits that were deposited after... [info]
(429 visti)
Anak Krakatau beach in the evening (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
Anak Krakatau beach in the evening (Photo: AndreyNikiforov) [info]
(380 visti)
Trees were ripped off their trunks by the sheer force of the tsunami wave on 22 Dec 2018. (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
Trees were ripped off their trunks by the sheer force of the tsunami wave on 22 Dec 2018. (Photo: An... [info]
(376 visti)
A single surviving tree on the beach of Panjang island (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
A single surviving tree on the beach of Panjang island (Photo: AndreyNikiforov) [info]
(360 visti)
Selfie of Andrej on the crater rim of Anak Krakatau (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
Selfie of Andrej on the crater rim of Anak Krakatau (Photo: AndreyNikiforov) [info]
(392 visti)
Cliff of Panjang Island with tsunami damage still clearly visible. (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
Cliff of Panjang Island with tsunami damage still clearly visible. (Photo: AndreyNikiforov) [info]
(404 visti)
Pumice cliff of Panjang Island (1883 eruption deposits form most part of the cliff). (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
Pumice cliff of Panjang Island (1883 eruption deposits form most part of the cliff). (Photo: AndreyN... [info]
(351 visti)
The inner coast of Rakata, where previous camps had been located. All of the approx. 30 m wide beach terrace was washed away during the tsunami, and parts of the cliff collapsed in a large landslide seen here in the foreground. (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
The inner coast of Rakata, where previous camps had been located. All of the approx. 30 m wide beach... [info]
(531 visti)
Inner coast of Rakata seen from the NW with the former campsite beach in the lower right. (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
Inner coast of Rakata seen from the NW with the former campsite beach in the lower right. (Photo: An... [info]
(331 visti)
Ronny and Galih "at work" near the lake shore of Anak Krakatau (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
Ronny and Galih "at work" near the lake shore of Anak Krakatau (Photo: AndreyNikiforov) [info]
(361 visti)
 

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