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Glow above the summit crater of Stromboli volcano, Italy (Jan 2013) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Looking back to the wastelland on the way up to Tolbachik's crater (Photo: Anastasia)
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Peak of Pico del Teide, south view, Teneriffa Isl., Canarys (Photo: WNomad)
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The boiling lava lake inside Marum crater, Ambrym Island, Vanuatu (Photo: Yashmin Chebli)
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On the way to Klyuchevski volcano (at 2800 m) (Photo: Anastasia)
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Fluid pahoehoe lava from Kilauea volcano, Hawai'i (Photo: LaurentLupini)
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Strombolian activity from Yasur volcano at dawn (Tanna Island, Vanuatu) (Photo: Yashmin Chebli)
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Strombolian explosion at night (Yasur volcano, Tanna Island, Vanuatu) (Photo: Yashmin Chebli)
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Lava art - pahoehoe lava from Kilauea on Hawai'i (Photo: LaurentLupini)
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Volcanic landscape on El Hierro, Canary islands (Photo: Janka)
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View onto Batur's caldera lake towards the village of Trunyan (Photo: ThomasH)
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The crater wall of Plosky-Tolbachik volcano (Photo: Anastasia)
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Eruption from Batu Tara volcano (Indonesia) close up (Photo: jorge)
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Erta Ale lava lake sunrise - january 2013 (Photo: Tom222)
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sunset at stromboli - view from brarbara's terrace with stromboli's eruption cloud (Photo: Tom222)
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West Coast of  Pico Island, near Calhau, Azores (Photo: WNomad)
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The El Golfo valley in the northern part of El Hierro, Canary islands, was formed many thousand years ago by enormous landslides that destroyed an ancient volcano. (Photo: Janka)
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Kawah Ratu - Mt. Tangkuban Perahu, West Java, Indonesia

Mt. Tangkuban Perahu is Bandung's most famous volcano just 28 km north of the city. This volcano has a distinctive shape, like an upside down boat (Tangkuban Perahu means, in fact, "up-turned boat"), it  has three craters into which areas tourists can walk through. These three craters are: Kawah Ratu, Kawah Domas and Kawah Upas.
Kawah Ratu, which means "Queen's Crater", is today just a big gray hole, which sometimes has a pool of water at its center. Poisonous gases sometimes accumulate in Kawah Ratu, thus making it somewhat of a risk to descend to the crater floor. Beyond the saddled shaped depression on the far side of Kawah Ratu is the still active Kawah Upas, the oldest crater on the mountain. On the very far western cliff we see a spot where all vegetation has been destroyed by constantly rising sulfurous vapors. On the crater walls, note the various layers of material consisting of rock, sand, and pebbles. Overtime, new craters have formed again and again in a rather consistent shift from west to east. (Photo: JessyEykendorp)
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Volcanic stone field next to Zula at the historical site of Adulis , Gulf of Zula, Afar Triangle, Eritrea (Photo: WNomad)
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strombolian activity and lavaflows in Erta Ales north crater (Photo: Tom222)
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Gorshkova volcano, Kamchatka (Photo: Anastasia)
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Rivers of lava from the Tolbachik eruption 2012-13 (Photo: Alexander Lobashevsky)
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Klyuchevskoi volcano, Kamchatka (Photo: Alexander Lobashevsky)
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Volcanic explosion in moonlight from Sakurajima volcano, Japan (Photo: Martin Rietze)
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Aerial view of the erupting Pu'u 'O'o vent, Kilauea volcano, Big Island, Hawaii (Photo: Janka)
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HDR of tavurvur during eruption 2011 - hot rocks rolling down the slope (Photo: Tom222)
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Intense glow of Halema'uma'u Crater in Kilauea Caldera, Big Island, Hawaii (Photo: Janka)
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creating peles hair - hornito in the middle of Erta Ales north crater (Photo: Tom222)
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Winter forest with the glow from the Tolbachik fissure eruption in 2012-13 (Photo: Alexander Lobashevsky)
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Arid desertlike volcanic landscape near Kamuela, Big Island, Hawaii (Photo: Janka)
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overview of of Erta Ales north crater with nice lavaflows - January 2013 (Photo: Tom222)
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On the way to Bezymianny volcano, Kamchatka (Photo: Anastasia)
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Lava fountain from the southern fissure vent during the 2012-13 Tolbachik eruption, Kamchatka (Photo: Alexander Lobashevsky)
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Strombolian eruption from Sakurajima volcano, Japan (Photo: Martin Rietze)
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Lava entering the Pacific ocean after having travelled all the way down from Kilauea volcano underground. Big Island, Hawaii (Photo: Janka)
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