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Day 5: Multiple lava flows of different shape and size run or trickle down into the ocean below (Photo: Steven Van den Berge / Lana Van Heghe)
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Sunset sky from the Paleo Kastro, a 1000s of year old fortress made of large basaltic rocks (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
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Nighttime view of a small eruption at Santiaguito's active lava dome (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Block and ash deposit inside Papandayan's crater (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Lava fountain at Erta Ale volcano (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Megalochori village on Santorini Island (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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1 Apr
Pumice quarry on Lipari island, Italy (Photo: Janka)
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Our expedition group perched on a ledge above the craters inside Benbow (Ambrym volcano, Vanuatu) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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At nighttime the fast moving lava in the 'lake' at the new fissure eruption site is even more impressive (Photo: Anastasia)
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Sulfur crystals that formed around an active fumarole vent (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
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View of Mayon volcano in the morning. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Violent degassing on the surface of the lava lake (Photo: Michael Wareham)
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Panoramic view of the central area of Nea Kameni with eruption and explosion craters, monitoring equipment (front left) and a red-oxidised lava dome and flow (right). In the background one sees that caldera with (from left to right) the island of Therasia and the white villages of Oia and Fira on the island of Thera. (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
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The Malia-Gliati lava dome on Methana (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
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Acid water can be heard bubbling beneath the surface in one of the springs at Dallol hydrothermal field, Ethiopia. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The Malisa volcano (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
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Taking a closer look at some very fresh lava flows (Photo: Anastasia)
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After the plane turned 180 deg into the western landing approach path, another volcano comes into the sight from the left windows: Vilyuchik stratovolcano at the edge of the southern plateau. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Strange fountains on the Yellow Lake at Dallol show the yellow color of the water. The color is not caused by sulfur, but probably bacteria living on hydrocarbons. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The typical sample of a dacitic lava dome on Methana. The Mokrisa lava dome. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
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Beginning of a small lava outbreak from underneath the inflating top of the flow. (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
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Bromo emitting dense ash clouds seen at dawn from the caldera rim (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The crater lake of the central summit crater of Gorely is partially frozen. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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As the lava underneath keeps flowing, the cold upper crust breaks up, showing the red ht liquid lava below (Photo: Anastasia)
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The usually grey-brown volcanic desert landscape of Nea Kameni has a vivid green and ruby red carpet in winter time. (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
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Close-up of small lava pond with active natrocarbonatite lava lake inside Ol Doinyo Lengai volcano's crater (early Dec 2017) (Photo: Gian Schachenmann)
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The eruption plume from up close (Eyjafjallajökull's eruption in Iceland in April 2010) (Photo: marcofulle)
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Crust of yellow and white mineralisations between the younger lava domes and craters (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
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Impressive exhibit in Haraldur Sigurðsson's volcano museum in Stykkishólmur, Snæfellsnes peninsula, Iceland (Photo: Janka)
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Pacaya volcano with its lava flows seen from Acatenango volcano. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Textures of young pahoehoe lava. (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
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View into the two twin craters on Nea Kameni that still have active fumaroles. (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
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Tourists climbing Etna this Sunday morning were lucky to be allowed to observe the activity from approx. 2700 m elevation. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The historic crater of Kameni Chora. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
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Lava toes oozing out from between just collapsed ropey lava crust (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
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Basaltic organ pipes being the remains of a tertiary lava flow in the Saxonian Ore Mountains (height: 30 metres, location: Scheibenberg, Germany) (Photo: Janka)
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So far there is no other hydrothermal site known with such intense colours and activity as Dallol (Photo: Anastasia)
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Climbing Gran Cratere, Vulcano island, Italy (Photo: Janka)
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It is just fascinating to watch the ever changing patterns, textures and shapes of the advancing pahoehoe lava flow fronts (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
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Entering the lava cave, which once contained a mighty lava flow. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The lava flow at Panagitsa chapel (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
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Close up of a fresh ropey textured crust and the still liquid glowing lava underneath it (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
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