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The 1000m tall cliff above Frontera (El Golfo), the scar of a giant landslide that remove much of the El Golfo volcanic complex of the NW part of the island. Numerous volcanic dikes (the vertical rock structures) are seen cutting through the layers of lava flows that once were erupted from the El Golfo volcano of El Hierro.  (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Orange water, Anak Krakatau western shore (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The lava glow from Benbow (Ambrym, Vanuatu) is so intense that the cloud above the crater is illuminated. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Close up of the edge of the active lava lake now deep down in the south crater of Erta Ale's summit caldera (Photo: Stefan Tommasini)
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Vulcanian eruption at night with lightning (1 Sep 09). (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The mud pool around the vent. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Close up of part of an eruptive fissure on the slopes of Erta Ale shield volcano (Photo: Stefan Tommasini)
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Eruption from Benbow's crater at night (Photo: Ralf Knauer)
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Lava flow at night (Pacaya) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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From time to time, large gas bubbles explode at the N rim of the lava lake. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Eruption column of a powerful vulcanian explosion on the afternoon of 27 Sep. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Part of the large lava lake at Erta Ale's fissure eruption site (Photo: Stefan Tommasini)
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Erupting Krakatau seen from Rakata island. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The active vents inside Benbow crater surrounded by circular crater walls. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Descending from Vulcano in the evening, Eolian Islands, Italy (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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View towards the north crater in Erta Ale's summit caldera where before January 2017 there was a large hornito that since completely collapsed (Photo: Stefan Tommasini)
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Sulphur and colorful oxides on the inner crater walls (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The Tengger caldera in the morning (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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A small fountain starts by disrupting the crust along a weak rift on the thin crust of the lava lake. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The most beautiful lava dome of Methana: Kosona lava dome. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
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Pahena beach (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The lava passing the break-in-slope on 9 Aug evening. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Warm spring water seeps out from the volcanic sand near sea level and creates a bizarre miniature landscape of canyons and stream valleys.  (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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5 Sep: after the announced cyclon which brought heavy winds and constant rain from the evening of 3 until the morning of 5 Sep, the sky has cleared up again. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Ruins of miners' houses made of salt bricks at Dallol hydrothermal field, Ethiopia (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Keeper of stars, teller of stories. It's just before dawn. We are back up. Marco, the lava lake, moon and two planets in conjunction... (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Eruption from the new crater and silhouette of an old cable car. (c)
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Bright strombolian eruption from Krakatau in moonlight. (Photo: Jorge Santos)
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Night time red glow inside one of the small active vents around the south crater of Erta Ale's summit caldera (Photo: Stefan Tommasini)
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Ash deposits and erosions channels on the plaine and Rift Valley escarpment to the west of Lengai. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Stefan filming the lava lake of Erta Ale volcano (Ethiopia) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Shortly after the earthquake on 27 May 2006 (the same one that hit Yogyakarta), a number of larger pyroclastic flows are triggered from the lava dome.  (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Smoking Bromo volcano and Batok cone with its deep radial erosion gullies (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The ash cloud quickly rises several hundreds of meters above Santiaguito (Guatemala) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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People observing the first fissure at Fimmvörðuháls (Eyjafjallajökull volcano April 2010) (Photo: Henk Bisschop)
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Aerial view of salt deposits and a large acid pond near Assale salt lake and Dallol (Photo: Stefan Tommasini)
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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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The trunk of a dead tree at the beach of Rakata island. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Erosion canyons leading into the larger of the Polyvotis craters. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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