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Fog, lava glow and twilight mix above the crater. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Fishing boats and erupting Krakatau volcano (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Lava lake in Benbow crater (Photo: Yashmin Chebli)
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Ancient pillow lavas from the earliest eruptions of Mt Etna volcano near Aci Castello (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
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1 Sep
Kilauea ocean entry explosions! (Photo: KatSpruth)
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Spectacular sunrise colors above the Tyrrhenian Sea and Calabria (mainland Italy) in the background. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Red beach near Akrotiri, Santorini (Greece) - an old cinder cone exposed by erosion (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
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Nighttime red glow above a smaller lava lake at the new flow fields on Erta Ale´s SE flank (February 2017) (c)
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Observing and photographing Nyiragongo´s lava lake in the early hours of 8 June 2017. (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
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ETNA - ashes & emissions @ sunset...
ETNA - ceneri ed emissioni al tramonto... (Photo: AlexLoPiccolo)
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After about two hours from the Grotta del Gelo, we reach another famous lava cave of Etna, the Grotta dei Lamponi.  (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Muddy brown color of the remnant of the lake. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Broken trunk of a tree knocked over by the blast. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Blocks flying through the air after a medium-small explosion. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Observing a new lava flow on Etna volcano. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Yellow and green salt deposits at Dallol, Ethiopia (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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CLose-up of the ash fingers: blocks, often made of ash themselves and disintegrating during flight, create dense black trails of ash. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Bay with beach and natural sea cave (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Camel caravan on the salt lake Asale in the northern Danakil desert, Ethiopia (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Erosion gullies in the Ambrym caldera (Vanuatu) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Ash fall damage in a village near Bromo volcano (Java, Indonesia) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Ol Doinyo Lengai's north crater before its collapse in 2008 (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Lava fountain from the Erta Ale lava lake (Ethiopia) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Lava flowing into the Pacific Ocean at Kilauea volcano, Hawai'i (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Lava flow and glowing lava dome at Colima volcano (Mexico) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Glowing rockfalls at Batu Tara volcano (Photo: Andi / VolcanoDiscovery Indonesia)
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Dawn on the crater rim of Dukono volcano (Halmahera, Indonesia) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Littoral explosion at the Kamokuna sea entry in March 2017, Kilauea volcano, Hawaii (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Another small eruption at dusk of 11 June. The sea below is completely calm. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Alien landscapes at Dallol (c)
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Aerial view of Stromboli island with Strombolicchio in front (June 2017) (Photo: Martin Rietze)
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Explosions at the Kilauea ocean entry, with viewing boat in the foreground (Photo: KatSpruth)
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Bright red glow above the large new lava lake that formed in the fissure eruption on Erta Ale´s SE flank (Feb 2017) (c)
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Strombolian eruption from the NE crater of Stromboli volcano (Eolian Islands, Italy) shortly after sunset (8 June 2017) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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1 Oct
View onto the lava lake from Nyiragongo´s summit with the first day light appearing in the sky behind. (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
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