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Tacana Volcano as seen from the air. At 4064m asl it marks the border between Mexico and Guatemala. The volcano last erupted in 1986. (Photo: RGoadPhotography)
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Strombolian eruption from Yasur volcano (Tanna Island, Vanuatu) (16 Sep 2016) (Photo: Hermann)
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Ijen's blue flames (Photo: Uwe Ehlers / geoart.eu)
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A somewhat larger explosion occurred around 8 pm at the summit lava dome; ejected bombs could be clearly seen and a detonation sound followed. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Bezymianny - the "unnamed" volcano of Kamchatka in Sep 2016 (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
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An impressive steam plume is rising from Kamokuna sea entry at Kilauea volcano, Hawai'i.
The lava erupts to the surface at the volcano's eastern rift zone at the Pu'u O'o vent and flows for many miles through an underground lava tube until it reaches the coast. 
The lava entry shown here has been going on since July 2016 and has been enlarging the Island of Hawai'i by building a fragile delta of new land. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Wide angle long exposure with Polaris rotation center in the left and Colima with the glowing dome to the right. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Strombolian eruption from Yasur volcano (Tanna Island, Vanuatu) (16 Sep 2016) (Photo: Hermann)
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Sunrise over the Bromo_tengger National Park. 
Viewpoint 1 (Photo: KatSpruth)
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Wide-angle view from NE onto Colima, showing the various thick lava lobes which constitute most of the very young (and actively growing) stratocone. (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
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People at the Jagger museum on the rim of Kilauea's summit caldera watch the lava lake inside Halema'uma'u crater.
The scene is illuminated by the full moon. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Crater lake at Papandayan (Photo: Uwe Ehlers / geoart.eu)
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Fumarole vent (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Marum lava lake / Yashmin CHEBLI 2014
Intense bubbling of the lava lake
MARUM072014_0155r.jpg (Photo: Yashmin Chebli)
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Mt Pelée volcano on Martinique Island (Photo: Richard Arculus)
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Full moon above Soputan volcano (Photo: Thomas Spinner)
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Hot ​river, sulphur steam, Dominica (Photo: Ursula Lehmann)
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Vulcanian explosion at Colima volcano (Mexico) 17 Dec 2016, 9pm (Photo: Hernando Rivera)
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Old volcanic bomb (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Colima volcano in Mexico during an intense eruptive phase: while several lava flows descend the southern and western flanks, fed by the summit lava dome, a pyroclastic flow caused by collapsing lava from one of the flows produces a dense ash cloud that rises approx. 2 km.
A meteorite falls from the sky above the scene. (Photo: Hernando Rivera)
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Temple Statue, base of Mt Bromo Volcano (Photo: KatSpruth)
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ETNA by night, with double plume
and amazing penumbras by moonlight

ETNA "by night", con doppio pennacchio
e sorprendenti penombre al chiaro di Luna...

Dec. 11th 2016 - about h. 01:30 CET

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photo © Alessandro Lo Piccolo
all rights reserved - tutti i diritti riservati (Photo: AlexLoPiccolo)
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Ash eruption at Bromo (Photo: Uwe Ehlers / geoart.eu)
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Dramatic sky with thin high clouds over the lava lake in Kilauea's Halemaumau crater (Nov 2016) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Flowers in front of Lokon volcano (Photo: Thomas Spinner)
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Sunrise over the Bromo_Tengger National Park
Viewpoint 2 (Photo: KatSpruth)
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Young cinder cone at Wau-an-Namus in the Lybian desert (Photo: Uwe Ehlers / geoart.eu)
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The beautiful volcanic cone of Ostrzyca Proboszczowicka is also known as Silesian Fujiyama. Kaczawskie mountains, Poland (Photo: Janka)
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View onto one of the active vents of Yasur volcano (Tanna Island, Vanuatu) (16 Sep 2016) (Photo: Hermann)
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Kawah Ijen crater with the turquoise crater lake, East Java, Indonesia (Photo: Richard Arculus)
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Popocatepetl is one of Mexico's most active volcanoes and also part of an Aztec legend, a warrior who fell in love with a young woman (Iztaccihuatl) who died while he was away in battle. He is said to be still mourning for her.

Popocatepetl is located more or less 40 miles southeast of Mexico City. (Photo: RGoadPhotography)
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Fumarolic deposits (sufur and other minerals) and gasses escaping the ground around the crater of La Fossa volcano (background) on Vulcano Island, the southernmost of the Eolian Islands north of Sicily. 
The volcano has its name from the Roman God of Fire, Vulcanus, which suggests that it had been very active at that time. Its last eruption occurred during 1888-90.  (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Explosion at Shiveluch volcano (Kamchatka) Oct 2016 (Photo: Andrey)
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Impressive pillar structure at the base of a large rhyolite wall, Kaczawskie mountains, Poland (Photo: Janka)
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Ijen's acid crater lake Kawah Ijen (Photo: Uwe Ehlers / geoart.eu)
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View from the south with Colima and its active lava flow (dark tongue) and Nevado in the background. (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
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Parallel thin streams of lava pouring into the sea. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Eruption at Yasur (Photo: Yashmin Chebli)
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Pico de Orizaba as seen from a plane. It is currently a dormant volcano having last erupted in 1846 but at 5564m asl it is also the highest peak in Mexico and the highest volcano of North America. (Photo: RGoadPhotography)
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Moonrise approaches behind erupting Colima volcano (Mexico, Nov 2016) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Soputan volcano (Photo: Thomas Spinner)
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Frozen lava eddy at the southern effusive vent of the 2002 flank eruption (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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