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Wider-angle view of the active lava channel directed towards the 2002 cinder cones. (Photo: Emanuela / VolcanoDiscovery Italia)
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Last view onto the fire hose this morning. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Geometric pattern of the thin black crust on the lava lake´s surface that is continuously broken apart by heat and degassing from the underlying liquid lava. (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
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Zoom onto the lava channel's center (Photo: Emanuela / VolcanoDiscovery Italia)
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Tourists on the trail to the summit of Nea Kameni volcano in spring, passing craters from the last explosions during the 1925-28 eruption. Oia town in the background. Santorini, April 2017 (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
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Etna Eruption, hot lava, Etna Excursion with www.etna3340.com (Photo: Etna3340)
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A stronger strombolian explosion from the northeastern vent of Stromboli volcano (9 June 2017), the most active of a total of 6 vents in most of the recent times. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Monkeys!Bromo-Tengger Crater (Photo: KatSpruth)
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Daytime view onto the active front of a pahoehoe lava flow at the new lava shield on Erta Ale´s southern rift (February 2017) (c)
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Nyiragongo´s lava lake seen on the night of 6 June 2017 when clouds and gass plumes were minor and allowed good visibility. (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
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Jets of black lava fragments that will become black sand. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The volcanic peaks of Mikeno (right) and Karisimbi (left) as seen during the hike to the Virunga National Park for mountain gorilla tracking. (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
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Green and yellow salt pond at Dallol (c)
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At the rim of Erta Ale volcano's lava lake (30 Dec 2016) (Photo: Jens-Wolfram Erben)
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Strong strombolian activity from Etna's New SE crater 28 Feb 2017 evening (Photo: Emanuela / VolcanoDiscovery Italia)
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Dallol panorama with green ponds (c)
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Seen from land, the larger explosions can be identified by bombs flying high above the cliff, sometimes landing tens of meters behind the cliff edge. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The things we do for that shot... (Photo: KatSpruth)
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The summit caldera of Tambora volcano (Sumbawa Island, Indonesia), formed during the 1815 eruption (Photo: ThomasH)
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View onto the breaking up lava lake crust and some degassing fountains through the fumarole plumes. (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
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Etna New SE crater paroxysm 26 Oct 2013: the ash plume continues to rise (Photo: Emanuela / VolcanoDiscovery Italia)
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Sunset light over the eastern crater of Stromboli volcano  (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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More lava lake activity, Ambrym (2014) (Photo: KatSpruth)
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View onto the central part of the Nyiragongo summit caldera with its different terraces and ca 220 m diameter active lava lake, some 400 m below the caldera rim. (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
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Ash plume drifting over Schiena dell'Asino (Photo: Emanuela / VolcanoDiscovery Italia)
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Glowing ropy pahoehoe lava from Kilauea volcano (Hawaii) at night (Mar 2017).
This type of lava texture is commonly found on the Hawaiian shield volcanoes which produce vast lava flow fields of relatively fluid basalt lava. Kilauea volcano is the best location to observe this fascinating type of lava in activity from close.  (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Active spattering from a small hornito at Erta Ale´s new fissure eruption site (February 2017) (c)
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Bouquet of several smaller individual jets of lava fragments and steam. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The pitcure that should not be... Salt towers at Dallol, the hottest and driest place on earth, soaked with water from heavy rain (c)
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Colima erupting, Mexico, Feb 2017 (Photo: Ivana Dorn)
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Offerings to the god, Bromo (2)
Mt Bromo volcano (Photo: KatSpruth)
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Strong strombolian explosion from Stromboli's NE crater on 8 June 2017 (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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ETNA - sunset "on the road"

ETNA - tramonto "on the road"

(view from Riposto/Mascali - Sicily)

Dec. 10th 2016 - about h.16:10 CET

Canon EOS 6D +
Tamron Sp 24-70 f/2.8 VC USD

photo © Alessandro Lo Piccolo
all rights reserved (Photo: AlexLoPiccolo)
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Halemaumau crater at night, alternate angle. (Photo: KatSpruth)
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The active hornitos in Erta Ale's north crater (30 Dec 2016) (Photo: Jens-Wolfram Erben)
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Deeper within the lava lake, gas collects into bubbles that rise to its surface where they explode, tearing apart the overlying thin crust and splashing around drops of hot lava. (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
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At the rim of Erta Ale volcano's lava lake (29 Dec 2016) (Photo: Jens-Wolfram Erben)
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Strong strombolian activity from Etna's New SE crater and lava flow on 28 Feb 2017 evening (Photo: Emanuela / VolcanoDiscovery Italia)
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Silhouette of Nyamuragira, the active shield volcano and neighbour of Nyiragongo. (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
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Kilauea Lava Hose - a view from the side, March 2017 (Photo: KatSpruth)
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View onto the active lava lake and the western inner caldera walls. The more or less horizontal volcanic deposits are in some locations crosscut by lighter coloured subvertical dykes which represent younger intrusions of  magma along fracture zones. (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
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Nighttime view of the active lava shield at Erta Ale´s southern rift eruption in February 2017. (c)
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