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17-30 Nov 2018: Desert, salt and volcanoes - Danakil desert (Ethiopia)
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27 Dec 18 - 2 Jan 2019: Kilauea Volcano Special - Big Island, Hawaiʻi
6-13 Apr 2019: Pearl of the Aegean - Santorini - Santorini Island, Greece
22-27 Apr 2019: Aegean's Hidden Gem: Isle of Milos - Milos Island (Greece)
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A 10 m wide mighty lava fountain is playing its firework display in the middle of the lake at night.  (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The active caldera lake of Akademia Nauk volcano southeast of Karymsky seen from the helicopter. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Last sunlight on Mutnovsky volcano (Kamchatka). (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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1 Feb
Abstract patters of radiating lines of ever-changing shape and color. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Dawn approaching - view towards the southeast over older volcanic cones and the shore of Halmahera. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Evening of 24 Nov: a fishing boat with its too bright light moves in front of the volcano... (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Small vent with active lava pond inside Ol Doinyo Lengai's crater (early Dec 2017) (Photo: Gian Schachenmann)
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Lava-Dome in Mendig. (Photo: Klaus)
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A spherical lava bubble explodes on the surface of the lake (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Hiking up to Gorely volcano (Kamchatka) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Aerial view of Ol Doinyo Lengai volcano's active northern crater (early Dec 2017) (Photo: Gian Schachenmann)
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Group at the crater rim at sunrise with an eruption plume rising from the crater. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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We pass snow-covered Zhupanovsky volcano as we fly southwards. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Activity at the NSEC and the lava flows into Valle del Bove at dusk of 16 June. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Strombolian eruption at Fuego volcano (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Kelut's active lava dome in Nov 2007. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Rusting remnants of an old truck at Dallol, Ethiopia (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Spectacular ignimbrite towers - naturally sculptured, eroded hard volcanic ash deposits, near Zelve, Cappadocia (Turkey) (Photo: marcofulle)
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Ash clouds from the eruption site of Eyjafjallajökull's eruption in Iceland in April 2010; note ash precipitating from the clouds on to the stratocumulus clouds. (Photo: marcofulle)
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Sulphur crystals and sulphuric acid drops around and active vent (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
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A fraction of a second later, the largest blocks are falling onto the slope of the cone, leaving dense trails of ash behind in the air, while the ash cloud expands, parts with a strong lateral component. (Photo: Jorge Santos)
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Small eruption from the main vent in the south crater of Yasur volcano. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The little fishing port of Amoudi beneath Oia town. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Salt hornito (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Halema'uma'u lava lake. Moon about to disappear behind Mauna Loa. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Actively degassing fumaroles create delicate mineral structures of yellow sulphur and white gypsum crystals. (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
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Powerful explosion sending many bombs to the outer flanks of the crater. (Photo: Andi / VolcanoDiscovery Indonesia)
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On our last evening at the lava flows during the Kilauea Special tour, we find nice breakouts again about half way up between the coast and the base of the pali. An advancing lava flow is about to fill in a small "valley". (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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View over Gorely's SE summit crater towards the SE, where the summit of neighboring Mutnovsky volcano is seen. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Fumaroles in Fossa crater, Vulcano island, Italy (Photo: Janka)
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The white houses of Oia contrast strongly with the bright red scoria deposits that make up the caldera cliffs below and which represent yet another destructive phase of volcanic activity in Santorini's long history. (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
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2 Sep 2017: The longest domestic flight in the world, Moscow-Petropavlowsk (7-8 hours), is almost over as the plane is descending in brilliant weather to the airport: we pass south of the majestic stratovolcano of Koryaksky looming over the Avachinsky Bay where the capital is located. In the background, the Zhupanowsky volcano complex, and (far left corner), Karymsky volcano with a small plume are visible as well. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Morning comes fast! A last photo of the lava lake in its giant crater, before fumes become too dense. Jean Michel, at the lower right, merges with the ground. Mikeno and Karisimbi in the background. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Stacked lava ropes on a still hot and barely glowing flow. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Bursts of liquid lava from the summit vent of the NSEC occurred at intervals of few seconds. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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