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Strong strombolian activity at Krakatau (Sep 2018) (Photo: Galih Jati)
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New cinder cone with erupting lava fountain, eruption at Piton de la Fournaise Sep 2018 (Photo: Patrick Barois)
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View of Sakurajima from Kagoshima city (Photo: Ivana Dorn)
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Strong strombolian activity and lava flow at Krakatau (Sep 2018) (Photo: Galih Jati)
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View of Bezymianny (l), Kamen (m), and Kluychevskoy (r) volcanoes from the east. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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1 Dec
Bombs and ash falling back onto the crater rims (Krakatau Oct 2018) (Photo: Galih Jati)
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Eruption from Stromboli's NE crater (20 Oct 2018) (Photo: Ingrid)
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Next to the hut, a remarkable field of red tundra can be admired. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mild strombolian activity, but rich in ash. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Expedition leader volcanologist Yashmin Chebli inside Benbow crater (Photo: Yashmin Chebli)
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View to Koryaksky (l) and Avachinsky volcano (r) from the field next to our base in Elizovo. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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A rather strong explosion with abundant glowing material landing on both the western and eastern slope of the cone. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Enormous lava bubbles burst within the crater with detonating booms, throwing truck-sized lava bombs to many hundreds meters in all directions. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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About 15 seconds after the beginning of the eruption, most bombs and blocks have fallen, the ash cloud continues to rise and the pyroclastic flows have lifted off ground. (Photo: Jorge Santos)
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Rob and Adam at the new lava flow (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The heat of the bomb has dried out everything near it, but the pine trees here on the volcano are well adapted to not burning easily. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The Benbow crater rising above the ash plain. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Approaching the lava flows (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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A new lava fountain starts moving towards the north rim. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The fishing village Klima (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Oxidized layers of red and black scoria in the interior of the crater of the 2002-2003 eruption. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Flat dented coastline at Sarakiniko (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Pebbes at the magnificient Cala Junco beach on Panarea (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Eruption from the central vent and steaming from the other vents. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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A very strong explosion occurs on 26 Nov morning, observed from the boat. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Glow from the two active lava lobes early on 27 July. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Moonlight illuminating Mayon and the landscape on its lower slopes, with coconut groves. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Extension day 4: View across Kilauea Iki crater and the silhouette of Mauna Loa in the background (Photo: Steven Van den Berge / Lana Van Heghe)
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View of Sakurajima from the eastern shore of the peninsula (Photo: Ivana Dorn)
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Moderate strombolian eruption of Krakatau (20 Nov 2018) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The ash only rises a few hundred meters. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Vulcanian explosion at Krakatau volcano with lightning in Nov 2018 (Photo: Axel Timm)
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Lava lake in Marum crater in the evening (Photo: Yashmin Chebli)
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Curtain of lava fountains from the eruption at Piton de la Fournaise volcano few hours after the start on 15 Sep 2018 (Photo: Patrick Barois)
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The trunk of a dead tree at the beach of Rakata island. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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31 Dec
Lava fountain from the lava lake in Benbow's crater (Photo: Yashmin Chebli)
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Violent night-time eruption of Anak Krakatau volcano (Oct 2018) (Photo: Markus Heuer)
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Continuous mild explosions and ash emissions from Anak Krakatau on 13 Oct 2018 afternoon. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Lava fountain from the eruption at Piton de la Fournaise volcano few hours after the start on 15 Sep 2018 (Photo: Patrick Barois)
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Steaming Bezymianny volcano (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Heavy ash fall (Photo: Ivana Dorn)
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Surface of violently boiling lava lake in Marum crater (Photo: Yashmin Chebli)
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