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The western crater has two vents; the one to the N (right), a narrow glowing hole, sometimes erupts strong vertical jets of lava, accompanied by detonation sounds. This one is relatively large and ejects lava bombs to more than 200 m. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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A cinder cone on Gorely's NE flank. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Full moon illuminating Stromboli village and Strombolicchio islet, Italy (Photo: Janka)
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Rainfall carved out erosion canyons through the weathered volcanic deposits  (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
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1 Dec
Bromo emitting steam and Semeru erupting (Photo: Ivana Dorn)
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Salt cutter at Lake Asale (c)
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View on Vulcanello peninsula and Lipari island from the crater rim of Gran Cratere, Vulcano island, Italy (Photo: Janka)
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Agios Nikolaos Bay with hydrothermal springs at Palea Kameni Island, Santorini volcano (Greece) (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
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The crater of explosions from 1928 (Nea Kameni, Santorini volcano) (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
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Last sunlight paints the inner crater walls with red light. Note the silhouettes of some hikers for scale. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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A powerful vulcanian-type explosion shakes the ground. Many incandescent bombs are thrown many hundreds of meters into the night sky, and many of them land outside the crater. Note, that most blocks are actually NOT glowing, making a further approach to Bromo quite dangerous. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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When the sun sets upon the child of Krakatoa (Photo: Ivana Dorn)
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View across the caldera of Nisyros towards Emporio from the village of Nikia (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
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Candle-like strombolian eruption from the NW vent. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Walking Parco dell'Etna near Bronte, Sicily, Italy (Photo: Janka)
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Galunggung volcano's crater lake (Photo: Ivana Dorn)
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Full moon sky, the caldera and a birght eruption of Anak Krakatau. (25 Nov 2007) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The NW crater of Gorely, site of the most recent episode of unrest at the volcano during 2013-14 when a vent next to the small acid lake was emitting a hot jet of incandescent gas (at 900 deg temperatures). Now, it is calm again, but for how long? (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Georgios crater on Nea Kameni Island in spring (Santorini volcano, Greece)  (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
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Hornito of cooled, white natrocarbonatite lava inside Ol Doinyo Lengai volcano's crater (early Dec 2017) (Photo: Gian Schachenmann)
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View from the hike halfway up to Emporio towards the Nisyros caldera floor and Stefanos crater (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
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Siremar ferry heading for Stromboli island, Italy (Photo: Janka)
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Lava-Dome in Mendig. (Photo: Klaus)
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While the eruption plume develops, large bombs fall back onto the cone. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Gunung Papandayan (Photo: Ivana Dorn)
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Solitary volcanic rock on the lower slopes of Mt. Etna, Italy (Photo: Janka)
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Small cone inside Ol Doinyo Lengai volcano's crater (early Dec 2017) (Photo: Gian Schachenmann)
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Smoking Stromboli volcano seen from Panarea island, Italy (Photo: Janka)
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The  first sunrays touch Merapi (Photo: Ivana Dorn)
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Taking photos of strombolian eruptions at Yasur (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Small eruption of Yasur volcano. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Lava-Dome in Mendig. (Photo: Klaus)
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Group at the rim of Dukono volcano at night. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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31 Dec
A stronger littoral explosion leaves hundreds of cock-tails behind the dark and sometimes still glowing lava bombs. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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