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Lava bubble breaking up older crust. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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An astonished cameraman observes five fountains rising from the fissure (Etna New SE crater paroxysm 12 Aug 2011). (Photo: marcofulle)
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Layers of ashes in Caldera de Bandama, Cran Canaria Isl., Canary Islands (Photo: WNomad)
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Merapi volcano, Central Java, Indonesia (Photo: Roland Gerth)
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Bizarre green and yellow salt ponds and miniature terraces at Dallol hydrothermal field, Danakil desert, Ethiopia (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Lopevi with its recent lava flows seen from the air from the NW. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Eruption at Yasur volcano, Tanna Island, Vanuatu (May 2012) (Photo: Thorsten Boeckel / www.tboeckel.de)
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Exploding lava bubble at the eastern cone of Stromboli volcano (May 2009) (Photo: marcofulle)
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Exceptionally clear view onto a lava bubble from the lava lake inside Marum crater, Ambrym Island, Vanuatu (May 2012) (Photo: Thorsten Boeckel / www.tboeckel.de)
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Vesuvius volcano near Naples, Italy, seen from the air. The rim of the remnant of the older Somma volcano which collapsed in the 79 AD Plinian eruption is clearly visible to the left of the new Cono Grande cone with its crater. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Pyroclastic flows have destroyed forest on the north side of Chaiten volcano's lava dome. (Photo: Richard Roscoe)
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Agua volcano near Antigua, Guatemala, with erupting Pacaya in the right background (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Colorful hydrothermally altered volcanic rocks at the cliffs of Milos Island (Greece) (Photo: Isabelle Ammon Saugy)
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Strong activity from Stromboli volcano in April 2009 (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Lava dome of Kelut volcano in Java, Indonesia (Photo: kaylash)
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Hot springs and fumarols in the center of Furnas, Sao Miguel Island, Azores (Photo: WNomad)
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Panoramic view of Pea Ghaut (Montserrat). (Photo: marcofulle)
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Just before dawn of 2-3 Feb, the lake overflowed the lower terrace. Moon, Jupter and Venus are close together in the sky. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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A view from the Mokrisa lava dome onto the Tsonakas lava dome (Methana peninsula, Greece) (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
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View towards the extinct volcano Gunung Cikuray. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
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Impact of a volcanic bomb of the explosion of Laacher See volcano in 9900 B.C. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
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Eruption at Stromboli volcano hitting the moon... (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The eye of Vulcanus (Milos Island, Greece) (Photo: Jean-Maurice)
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Night-time eruption from Stromboli's SE crater (June 2012) (Photo: Marc Szlegat / www.vulkane.net)
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Octopus spread out to dry in Mytilini harbour on Lesbos island, Greece (Photo: Janka)
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Lava bubbles splashing from the lava lake of Marum crater, Ambrym Island, Vanuatu (May 2012) (Photo: Thorsten Boeckel / www.tboeckel.de)
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Pumice quarry on Santorini island, Greece (Photo: Janka)
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Powerful eruption of Sakurajima volcano with volcanic lightning. (Photo: mlyvers)
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South side of Vilyuchinsky volcano(2173 m), Kamchatka, on the right. The volcanoes Aag (2310 m, left), Koryaksky (3456 m, center) and Avachinsky (2741 m, right) rise above the left horizon. (Photo: marcofulle)
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Snowlike sulphur crystals from the Georgios crater on Nea Kameni island (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
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Spring on Milos island (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
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Ash plume from an explosion at Stromboli volcano (June 2012) (Photo: Marc Szlegat / www.vulkane.net)
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Moonscape of Papadayan volcano (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
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The famous Wingertsbergwand, an excellent exposure of proximal pyroclastic fall and surge deposits form the Plinian Laacher See volcano eruption 10,700 years ago (East Eifel volcanic field, Western Germany) (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
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Only the shape of Rùžovský vrch in the Elbe Sandstone Mountains reminds of its past as being an active volcano during the Tertiary period. (Photo: Janka)
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The mighty crater of Marum crater, Ambrym Island, Vanuatu. Very steep crater walls requires steady carefullness. The lava lake of apprx. 40m in diameter in a depht of apprx. 250-300m. (Photo: Thorsten Boeckel / www.tboeckel.de)
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A pahoehoe lava flow from Kilauea volcano. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Full moon and the leftover from an eruption plume of Etna volcano. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Krakatau's crater at full moon in the evening, taken during the VolcanoDiscovery expedition on 3 July 2012 (Photo: Andi Rosadi)
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Fumarole in Waimangu volcanic valley, North island, New Zealand (Photo: Janka)
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Sea arch formed in white ash layers at the N coast of Milos Island, Greece (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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