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Krakatau volcano (Indonesia) Nov 2018 eruption: a night on the beach
Our latest tour to Krakatau
during 18-24 Nov rewarded participants with a night filled with fireworks, observed from a paradise beach. What a view!
View from the campsite as we return from the observations from the boat... The new lava flow has rea... [info
Mild strombolian explosion and the weakly alimented lava flow. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info
Mild strombolian eruption. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info
Another moderate strombolian explosion... (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info
...while a stronger explosion covers much of the western and eastern slopes with incandescent ejecta... [info
View from the beach at our campsite; our lights illuminate the trees behind and partially above us. ... [info
Our boat drifts into the picture... (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info
Ruth and Martina waiting for dinner. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info
The wind has changed direction and the ash plume, illuminated by almost full moon, drifts now toward... [info
Our group - dinner with a view! (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info
Ruth changes position to be more comfortable... (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info
Later in the evening, a new surge of lava suddenly appears. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info
After about 10 minutes since the start of the new lava flow, we're surprised to see a giant lava bub... [info
For the rest of the night, explosions continue to show the most beautiful fireworks with almost no b... [info
A moderately strong eruption with almost all ejections to the left (west). (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info
A more symmetric strong strombolian explosion. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info
Example of a stronger explosion (1). (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info
Example of a stronger and noisy explosion (2); bombs often reach 500 m height or even more. (Photo: ... [info
Strong glow from the eruption reflected on the almost completely calm sea. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info
In the meanwhile, the lava flow which had appeared earlier also stopped more or less, but remains vi... [info
Wide-angle view of the caldera of Krakatau; our boat drifts into the picture (r). (Photo: Tom Pfeiff... [info
To the left, the NW end of Rakata, in the left background Sertung (Verlaaten) Island, Anak Krakatau ... [info
After the moon has set, the scene becomes darker and the ash plume now appears black. (Photo: Tom Pf... [info
A rather strong explosion with abundant glowing material landing on both the western and eastern slo... [info
Near-symmetrical vertical explosion. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info
A very strong strombolian explosion early in the morning of 20 Nov. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info
Strong explosion with less incandescent material and more ash, more typical for the vulcanian-style ... [info
Very strong and loud vulcanian-style eruption showering the whole cone with incandescent material. (... [info
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