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Aerial view of salt deposits and a large acid pond near Assale salt lake and Dallol (c)
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An eruption sends bombs towards Pizzo, while the last twilight illuminates the horizon. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Basalt towers at the lower ranges of the Simien mountains (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Watching the lava flow (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The glowing crater of Bromo seen from the hotel on the caldera rim, ca. 2 km distance, at night (18 Feb. 2011). (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Erosion canyons leading into the larger of the Polyvotis craters. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The coral reef at the western tip of Emae and part of its airstrip. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Part of the crater walls at night. Trails of flashlights of some observers leaving the rim. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Evening mood on Rakata Island (Krakatau, Indonesia) (Photo: Roland Gerth)
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White pumice deposits on Santorini (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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At sunset, the NE crater greets us with a beautiful explosion. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The diffuse gray ash plume from the third eruption drifts far below the now very diffuse plume of the first and second explosion, colored red by the setting sun.  (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Sunset on the beach (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Erosion gullies at the feet of Lengai volcano and the still steaming lava flow from March 2006.  (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The slopes of Profitis Ilias Mountain (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Dense ash plume leaving Bromo's crater. In this case, there was no sound. Some eruptions produced dense, billowing ash clouds without any sound, in successions lasting up to half an hour. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The glow from the lava lake rising into the star-lit sky (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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View of Fuego from the east on 31 Dec 2015: the prominent ravine is one of the main channels of pyroclastic flows into the Las Lajas and San Antonio canyons further downslope. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Marum lava lake / Yashmin CHEBLI 2014
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Incandescent rockfalls part from the upper area of the lava dome and slide down the steep flanks. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Lava flows in Puka Nui crater west of Puu Oo in July 2017 (Kilauea volcano, Hawai'i) (c)
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Strong eruption and illuminated fumes in the crater of Stromboli (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Evening at Krakatau (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Another powerful explosion throws a barrage of bombs onto the outer flanks of the cone. Only few of the ejected blocks are actually glowing. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The pumice quarries of Lipari and the obsidian lava flow "Rocce Rosse" (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Glowing rock falls on the SW side of Merapi seen during the night (25 May) from the SE side at the village of Bebeng. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Bright strombolian eruption at Etna's SE crater in June 2001. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Wide-angle view of Kelut's lava dome inside the crater. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Eruptions at all vents at the same time: NW vent (l), the central vent erupting a fountain-like jet (centre) and the vents on the huge cone in the NE crater erupting. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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View onto Bromo crater with a strong strombolian eruption in bright moonlight. The ash, blurred in the long exposure, hides many blocks. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Large fracture on the lava dome of Mikri Kameni (eruption in 1570) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The moon has set and the night becomes dark again... Bromo erupting against a star-lit sky. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Lava dome of Kelut volcano in Nov 2007 (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Several minutes later, the rockfalls become more frequent and intense.  (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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