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Burning fumarole at night. (Photo: Andi Rosadi)
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A clear morning view of Sinabung. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Sunset on the lake of Mývatn, Iceland (Photo: Janka)
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As evening approaches, the lava color becomes more intense. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Colima's southwestern slope with numerous andesite lava flows snaking down. Nevado de Colima peak in the left background. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Frequent ash eruptions produce a plume rising a few hundred meters and drifting SW. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Strombolian activity at Etna's SE crater in October 2006. The lights of Catania in the background. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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View on Heimaey from the red cone of Eldfell volcano, Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland (Photo: Janka)
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Breaking wave over glowing lava. Kilauea volcano, Big Island, Hawai'i (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Strombolian eruption at Raung volcano on 6 Jan 2015 (Photo: daring-trip)
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Eruption of Piton de la Fournaise on 31 July 2015 (Photo: PaulDerand)
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Kelut volcano's growing lava dome (Nov 2007), East Java, Indonesia (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Unusually powerful eruption at Stromboli volcano as seen on April 4, 2009 - bombs are reaching the Pizzo area (where visitors usually observe the volcano). The decision to temporarily close access to the summit was certainly right.  (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Powerful explosion from the southern vent of Yasur volcano in the evening twilight  (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Kawah Ijen volcanoe, January 2015 (Photo: daring-trip)
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On the crater rim of Vesuvius volcano, with steaming vents in the background. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Full moon over the volcano and the lava flow into the sea. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Eruption from Batu Tara volcano (27 December 2014) (Photo: daring-trip)
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View on the exceptionally clear waters of lake Öskjuvatn, Askja caldera, Iceland (Photo: Janka)
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Lava flow from Karangetang volcano in late Sep 2015 (Photo: Andi / VolcanoDiscovery Indonesia)
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Powerful strombolian eruption; some blocks become first visible when they leave the black ash cloud. (Anak Krakatau) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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View of the immense, 2 km wide summit crater, a small caldera surrounded by steep walls 4-500 m deep. It reminds a lot of Nyiragongo. The recent eruption has covered the whole floor with fresh lava and built a large cinder cone in the SE part (view is from the north). (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Lava fountain feeding a lava flow. (Photo: SBCabusson)
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Etna, 1 August 2014 - A ring of volcanic gas expelled from the the fracture at the eastern base of the Northeast Crater (Photo: Giuseppe Graziano Barone)
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Lava flow from Karangetang volcano in late Sep 2015 (Photo: Andi / VolcanoDiscovery Indonesia)
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Benbow lava lake / Yashmin CHEBLI 2014
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The large kaoline and bentonite quarry on Milos (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Askja caldera with its sulphurous Viti crater and the deep lake of Öskjuvatn in the background, Iceland (Photo: Janka)
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Strombolian eruption at Raung volcano on 6 Jan 2015 (Photo: daring-trip)
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Etna, 15 May 2015 - Lava emission from a eruptive fissure lying low on the northeast side of the NSEC (Photo: Giuseppe Graziano Barone)
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Námaskarð solfataras near Krafla volcano, Iceland (Photo: Janka)
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The glowing and fast-growing lava dome of Kelud volcano in what is remaining of the crater lake. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Etna, 16 december - New SouthEast Crater, fissure and lava flow at the NE base of the NSEC (Photo: Giuseppe Graziano Barone)
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Eruption from Batu Tara volcano (27 December 2014) (Photo: daring-trip)
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El valle de Anton at dusk, largest inhabited volcano crater in the world, Panama (Photo: WNomad)
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