Mountain Home-Kuna Lava Field Volcano Photos

Pyroclastic cone(s) 1040 m / 3412 ft
Idaho, United States, 43.2°N / -115.98°W
By the time we have arrived on the NW side of the summit craters, the sun has risen and Etna drops her majestic morningshadow to the West over Sicily. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
By the time we have arrived on the NW side of the summit craters, the sun has risen and Etna drops her majestic morningshadow to the West over Sicily. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffe...
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image found in: Stromboli to Etna Oct 08 (part 5): Excursion to Grotta del Gelo
... and in: Photo of the Day
The lava flow has destroyed the cable car (Etna eruption July 2011). (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The lava flow has destroyed the cable car (Etna eruption July 2011). (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Etna volcano: the great flank eruption in July 2001
... and in: Lava flows
... and in: Photo of the Day
... and in: Photo of the Week
Strombolian activity at Etna's SE crater in October 2006. The lights of Catania in the background. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Strombolian activity at Etna's SE crater in October 2006. The lights of Catania in the background. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Strombolian eruptions
... and in: Etna volcano (Italy), strombolian activity from SE cratr and lava flow in October 2006
... and in: Stromboli to Etna: tour photos
... and in: Photo of the Day
... and in: Photo of the Week
... and in: Photo of the Month
Eruption from the new crater and silhouette of an old cable car. (c)
Eruption from the new crater and silhouette of an old cable car. (c)
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image found in: Etna volcano: the great flank eruption in July 2001
... and in: Lava flows
... and in: Photo of the Day
Ash plume from a strombolian eruption in Bocca Nuova crater. (c)
Ash plume from a strombolian eruption in Bocca Nuova crater. (c)
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image found in: Etna volcano photos: paroxysms of SE crater in 2000
... and in: Strombolian eruptions
Bay with beach and natural sea cave (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Bay with beach and natural sea cave (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Milos Island, Greece: photos from Oktober 2008 - Sarakinikos coast
... and in: Beaches & coast of Milos
... and in: Photo of the Day
Before we turn around the Montagnola too much, a last view of the southeast crater, and the Valle del Bove to the right. (c)
Before we turn around the Montagnola too much, a last view of the southeast crater, and the Valle del Bove to the right. (c)
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image found in: Excursion on Etna - climbing the summit craters (Oct. 07)
Impressive towers made of red sandstone in the Geralta formation (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Impressive towers made of red sandstone in the Geralta formation (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Ethiopia Nov-Dec 2008: impressions from the highlands
... and in: Desert, salt and volcanoes - photos
etna_g6242.jpg (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
etna_g6242.jpg (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Stromboli to Etna Oct 08 (part 4): Valle del Bove
etna_g6241.jpg (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
etna_g6241.jpg (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Stromboli to Etna Oct 08 (part 4): Valle del Bove
This is the view into the crater. The bottom is not visible, but it's silent today, only emitting a plume of sulphur dioxide gas. (c)
This is the view into the crater. The bottom is not visible, but it's silent today, only emitting a plume of sulphur dioxide gas. (c)
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image found in: Excursion on Etna - climbing the summit craters (Oct. 07)
Strombolian activity at Etna's SE crater in October 2006. The lights of Catania in the background. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Strombolian activity at Etna's SE crater in October 2006. The lights of Catania in the background. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Strombolian eruptions
The eastern pit crater of Bocca Nuova (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The eastern pit crater of Bocca Nuova (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Stromboli to Etna Oct 08 (part 3): Etna summit craters
The contact between the metamorphic basement and volcanic rocks (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The contact between the metamorphic basement and volcanic rocks (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Santorini May 09: Fascination Volcano tour photos
... and in: Photo of the Day
... and in: Photo of the Week
The view from the summit over the central crater complex, consisting of the Voragine and Bocca Nuova (background). The group gives the scale. (c)
The view from the summit over the central crater complex, consisting of the Voragine and Bocca Nuova (background). The group gives the scale. (c)
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image found in: Excursion on Etna - climbing the summit craters (Oct. 07)
... and in: Photo of the Day
Basalt towers at the lower ranges of the Simien mountains (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Basalt towers at the lower ranges of the Simien mountains (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Ethiopia Nov-Dec 2008: impressions from the highlands
... and in: Photo of the Day
A magnificient moment of the lava fountain. This photo was also featured in National Geographic's article about Etna (Feb 2002 issue). (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
A magnificient moment of the lava fountain. This photo was also featured in National Geographic's article about Etna (Feb 2002 issue). (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Etna volcano: the great flank eruption in July 2001
... and in: Etna volcano eruption July 2001: lava fountains and lava flows
... and in: Photo of the Day
... and in: Photo of the Week
Lava flow at Etna volcano, Italy. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Lava flow at Etna volcano, Italy. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Stromboli to Etna: tour photos
... and in: Lava flows
... and in: Stromboli to Etna: tour photos (Oct 06)
... and in: Photo of the Day
... and in: Photo of the Week
... and in: Photo of the Month
Wave-cut caves in the white cliffs of Sarakiniko (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Wave-cut caves in the white cliffs of Sarakiniko (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Milos Island, Greece: photos from Oktober 2008 - Sarakinikos coast
In anticipation of the expected lava flows, bulldozers are trying to build dikes to protect the lower cable car area. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
In anticipation of the expected lava flows, bulldozers are trying to build dikes to protect the lower cable car area. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Etna volcano: the great flank eruption in July 2001
Bright strombolian eruption at Etna's SE crater in June 2001. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Bright strombolian eruption at Etna's SE crater in June 2001. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Strombolian eruptions
... and in: Photo of the Day
Powerful strombolian eruption from the active vent (May 23, 2008). (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Powerful strombolian eruption from the active vent (May 23, 2008). (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Etna eruption May 2008: photos
... and in: Etna eruption in Valle del Bove, May 2008: additional photos
... and in: Photo of the Day
There is snow even inside the pit crater. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
There is snow even inside the pit crater. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Excursion on Etna - climbing the summit craters (Oct. 07)
... and in: Photo of the Day
Southeast crater with yellow sulphur deposits around the eruptive SE-oriented fissure breaching its summit crater (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Southeast crater with yellow sulphur deposits around the eruptive SE-oriented fissure breaching its summit crater (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Stromboli to Etna Oct 08 (part 3): Etna summit craters
... and in: Photo of the Day
Southeast crater  (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Southeast crater (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Stromboli to Etna Oct 08 (part 3): Etna summit craters
... and in: Photo of the Day
10 meter deep canyon at the coast. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
10 meter deep canyon at the coast. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Milos Island, Greece: photos from Oktober 2008 - Sarakinikos coast
... and in: Beaches & coast of Milos
A 2000 ft descend towards the black bottom of the Valle del Bove (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
A 2000 ft descend towards the black bottom of the Valle del Bove (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Stromboli to Etna tour April 2008
... and in: Photo of the Day
Inside the Grotta del Gelo (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Inside the Grotta del Gelo (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Stromboli to Etna Oct 08 (part 5): Excursion to Grotta del Gelo
... and in: Stromboli to Etna: tour photos
Rosario with his crampoons standing on the ice inside the cave. My torch illuminates a mound of ice formed by drops of freezing water from the ceiling. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Rosario with his crampoons standing on the ice inside the cave. My torch illuminates a mound of ice formed by drops of freezing water from the ceiling. (Photo: Tom Pfeiff...
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image found in: Stromboli to Etna Oct 08 (part 5): Excursion to Grotta del Gelo
Group of hikers inside Bocca Nuova (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Group of hikers inside Bocca Nuova (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Stromboli to Etna Oct 08 (part 3): Etna summit craters
The group hiking into the Valle del Bove (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The group hiking into the Valle del Bove (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Stromboli to Etna tour April 2008
... and in: Photo of the Day
Patches of snow on ash-covered slopes between eroded dykes on the wall of Valle del Bove. (c)
Patches of snow on ash-covered slopes between eroded dykes on the wall of Valle del Bove. (c)
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image found in: Excursion on Etna - climbing the summit craters (Oct. 07)
... and in: Photo of the Day
Etna's SE crater seen from the rim of Voragine. As we continue to circumnavigate the central craters, we pass the steep southeast crater on its north side. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Etna's SE crater seen from the rim of Voragine. As we continue to circumnavigate the central craters, we pass the steep southeast crater on its north side. (Photo: Tom Pf...
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image found in: Excursion on Etna - climbing the summit craters (Oct. 07)
... and in: Photo of the Day
... and in: Photo of the Week
Most hornitos are hollow inside. This one has a narrow entry... (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Most hornitos are hollow inside. This one has a narrow entry... (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Stromboli to Etna Oct 08 (part 5): Excursion to Grotta del Gelo
The western escarpment wall of the Rift Valley at Lake Natron. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The western escarpment wall of the Rift Valley at Lake Natron. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Lake Natron, the Rift Valley and Lake Manyara (Jan 08)
ethiopia_g12524.jpg (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
ethiopia_g12524.jpg (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Ethiopia Jan-Feb 2009: Geralta sandstone mountains
The views down into the caldera are breathtaking from up here. (c)
The views down into the caldera are breathtaking from up here. (c)
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image found in: Nisyros Island, March 2008: excursion to the mountain and old ruins
On the trail to Diavatis (Prof. Ilias mountain). (c)
On the trail to Diavatis (Prof. Ilias mountain). (c)
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image found in: Nisyros Island, March 2008: excursion to the mountain and old ruins
2900 m a.s.l. At the site of the former Torre del Filosofo mountain hut, now buried beneath the cinders from the violent eruption in 2002, the jeep road ends and we stand in front of the summit craters, Bocca Nuova and Voragine to the left and the Southeast crater on the right.  (c)
2900 m a.s.l. At the site of the former Torre del Filosofo mountain hut, now buried beneath the cinders from the violent eruption in 2002, the jeep road ends and we stand...
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image found in: Excursion on Etna - climbing the summit craters (Oct. 07)
etna_g6243.jpg (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
etna_g6243.jpg (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Stromboli to Etna Oct 08: additional photos
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