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.
Kendang volcano lies 8 km north of Papandayan volcano in West Java. It is known for its 4 fumarole fields, in particular Kawah Manuk with its solfataras, mud pools and hot springs in a 2.75 km wide crater-like depression.
No historic eruptions are known from Kendang volcano, but it is considered active and its youngest products are a rhyolitic lava dome and obsidian lava flows of Holocene age (<10,000 years old).
Etna's steam rings: A collection of fantastic vortex rings ("smoke rings") we observed recently on Etna.
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