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Pu'u' O'o's lava lake on Hawai'i (Photo: mlyvers)
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The active lava dome of Kelut volcano in East Java (Nov 2007) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Zig-zag patterns in fractures of the crust of a lava lake (Photo: kaylash)
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Sulphur crystals growing on lava rocks, Nea Kameni island, Santorini archipelago, Greece (Photo: Janka)
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Ojos del Salado, the highest volcano in the world: 6893 m (Photo: ulla)
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Powerful strombolian eruption at Fuego volcano, Guatemala (Photo: Yashmin Chebli)
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The village of Pano Mouska on the eastern side of Methana, Greece (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
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The contact between the metamorphic basement and volcanic rocks (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Again the Nyiragongo lava lake. The red glow of the lava was clearly visible through the day. (Photo: shinkov)
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ropy Lava/ coastal lava field with view at Faial Isl., Pico Island, near Madalena, Azores (Photo: WNomad)
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16Guat012012YC.jpg (Photo: Yashmin Chebli)
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The colors of Dallol look unearthly. It is however only table salt, sulfur and a palette of other chemicals, expelled by the underlying volcano. (Photo: shinkov)
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Green and yellow algea at hot springs of Polichnitos, Lesbos Island (Greece) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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View from the highest Volcano in the world: Snow-covered craters (Photo: ulla)
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The Erta Ale gas emissions illuminated by the glowing lava lake inside the pit. (Photo: shinkov)
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Young cinder cone on the southern rift zone of El Hierro Island, Canary Islands, near La Restinga (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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If there is a Hell, this should be one of the main gates. The red glow of the boiling lava at dusk. (Photo: shinkov)
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Open lava bubble (inflated crust of pahoehoe lava) at Citra de la Restinga, El Hierro Isl., Canary Islands (Photo: WNomad)
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Hiking along the rim of Mt Tarawera volcano (New Zealand) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The weathered salt deposits at Dallol look like the sandstone pyramids found elsewhere around the globe. (Photo: shinkov)
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At the crater rim of Agung volcano, Bali, Indonesia (Photo: ThomasH)
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Mt. Etna after the 13th paroxysm in 2011, observed from Belvedere, Sicily, Italy (Photo: Janka)
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The huge lava lake of Nyiragongo during a short period of clear visibility. (Photo: shinkov)
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Lava stream through town of Fatima, Colada V. San Juan, La Palma Isl., Canary Islands (Photo: WNomad)
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The VolcanoDiscovery group and our guides at the fumaroles of Papadayan volcano (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
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A volcano near Khaybar in a remote part of Saudi Arabia. (Photo: Paul Nicholson)
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On top of the world... Our team member Ulla Lohmann is happy to have reached the world's highest volcano with almost 7000 m.
Ojos del Salado at 6893 m is the highest volcano of the world, the highest mountain of Chile and the second highest mountain in the world outside the Himalaya. The climb success rate is about 25%, and climbers can face extreme conditions at the top, wind gusts of up to 200 km/h and temperatures down to -30 deg C are nothing unusual here.
The volcano is located in the highest desert of the world, the Puna de Atacama, where still many remnants of the Incas can be found. They constructed offering platforms for sacrifice rituals (incl. human sacrifices) at an altitude of 6739 m!  (Photo: Basti Hoffmann)
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Sunset on Lesbos Island, Greece (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
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Ash eruption of the Santiaguito lava dome, Guatemala (Photo: Yashmin Chebli)
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Lava bomb at Playa de Verodal/El Hierro (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
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Eruption at Yasur volcano, Vanuatu (Photo: Guy Franquinet)
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Red porphyry from Rochlitz - actually a volcanic tuff - is still mined and can be admired in many buildings in Saxony, Germany. (Photo: Janka)
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The surface of the lava lake of Nyiragongo - an ever changing Kaleidoscope of patterns. (Photo: shinkov)
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Caldera Gof Choba, Chalbi Desert/ Marsabit National Reserve, near Marsabit, Northern Kenya (Photo: WNomad)
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Close-up of lava fountains from Nyamuragira volcano (DR Congo) in Nov 2011 (Photo: Gian Schachenmann)
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