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Stratovolcano Citlaltepetl (highest mountain in Mexico, 5636m) (Photo: WNomad)
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Lava flows from erupting Krakatau at night (c)
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Geology students walking on the young Nea Kameini volcanic deposits with main island of Thira in the background, Santorini, 2010 (Photo: Ingrid)
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First glance at Kluchevskoy volcano (center) and Kamen volcano (right); Ushkovsky volcano to the left from afar (Photo: Anastasia)
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Whereas Shishaldin is a superb example of a young, symmetric stratovolcano, the much older Isanotski is irregular and deeply eroded. (Photo: marcofulle)
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Steam and ash emission from Nevado del Ruiz on 20 April 2013 (Photo: Benjamin)
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Water on sulfur crystals at a fumarole at Kalamos area on Milos island (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
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Ijen-At the plant, the blocks of sulphur are melted once again and filtered (Photo: jorge)
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The cone of strato volcano Stromboli with the moon, morning of 3rd January 2013 (Photo: Ingrid)
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The perfect cone of Shishaldin volcano rises high above a deck of stratocumuls clouds. Pogromni volcano far right. (Photo: marcofulle)
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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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Moonless night over the Danakil desert looking north towards Polaris standing low above the horizon. The glow of distant Erta Ale volcano is visible in the right. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Colorful crater rims of Tarawera volcano (NZ) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Lava flow on the Sciara del Fuoco in January 2013, Stromboli volcano, Eolian Islands, Italy (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Strombolian activity from the New SE crater of Etna during the build-up phase of the 27 April paroxysm (26 April evening) (Photo: Martin Rietze)
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Except for the topmost part Shishaldin's uppermost flanks are covered by glaciers. Their fast flow leads to intensive crevassing. (Photo: marcofulle)
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Fumarole at White Island (NZ) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Silhouettes of a group watching the lava lake. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Tall lava fountain from the New SE crater during the 27 April 2013 paroxysm of Etna volcano (Photo: Martin Rietze)
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Green crater lake of White Island, New Zealand, in 2010 (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Opening of a new fissure at the base of Etna's New SE crater during the 27 April 2013 paroxysm (Photo: Martin Rietze)
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Tremendous lava tube formed by Kilauea volcano, Big Island, Hawaii (Photo: Janka)
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Approaching the active crater of Yasur volcano (Tanna Island, Vanuatu) at night (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Volcanoes Toliman and Atitlan at Atitlan Lake, Santiago A., Guatemala (Photo: WNomad)
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View onto Stromboli's crater terrace from Bastimento. Smoke ring in the top right corner; glimpse of the orange glow of the lava that is almost overflowing from the large NE vent (bottom right) and orange glow from lava in the central crater (bottom left). 2nd january 2013. (Photo: Ingrid)
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Fruit of a Hawaiian Noni tree, Big Island, Hawaii (Photo: Janka)
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Anak-krakatau. The September 2012 lava flow on the eastern flank (photo of 6th Oct.2012) (Photo: andersen_oystein)
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Glowing avalanches and ash venting at dusk of 1 Dec. Part of the older 1982 Rokatenda lava dome to the left in the image (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Wild flowers on Etna volcano (Aspodeline lutea) (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
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Volcano watchers on the rim of Yasur, above the active craters at night. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Fog in the caldera, smoking Bromo, the cinder cone of Batok, and an eruption from Semeru volcano in early sunlight (c)
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The volcanic lake of Laacher See (last eruption 10900 B.C.) (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
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A big block of obsidian on Lipari Island (Eolian Islands) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Magmatic gas escapes from the lava lake and creates spectacular fountains. The liquid lava is thrown many meters into the air, bursting into thousands of fragments. When liquid pieces are torn by the expanding escaping gas, lava is often torn into thin glassy threads, so-called Pele's hair. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Obsidian knifes found near Filakopi (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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