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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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Yellow water fountain in a lake at Dallol hydrothermal field, northern Ethiopia (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Morning above the Lake Atitlan (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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View from Oia towards Therasia. (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
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Beautiful dark red wild flowers grow on the fields with steaming Karymsky volcano behind. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Colours and vegetation on the weathered younger lava domes (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
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Oia bells tall on a winter afternoon - Therasia island in the background. (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
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View of the flat lava flow, no longer active, as it had touched the eastern caldera wall. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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A magnificient moment of the lava fountain. This photo was also featured in National Geographic's article about Etna (Feb 2002 issue). (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The lava flow from the 2500 m vent, reaching La Spienza and lava flow from the lower vent at 2100 m elevation to the right. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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View towards Mutnovsky with its strong fumaroles. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Deep winter in Jizerka with the extinct Bukovec volcano partly in clouds, Czech Republic (Photo: Janka)
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Zoom onto the same eruption as in the previous picture. Thousands of incandescent lava bombs hit the inner crater wall. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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View from the central crater on Nea Kameni to a peripheral lava dome and flow and beyond the caldera cliffs below the town of Fira on Thera island. (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
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Actively forming, regular lava "ropes" on a breakout flow. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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At the inland part of the site, the projectiles that land behind the cliff on land have started to accumulate a small cone ("littoral cone"). (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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View of the central part of the fissure from the SW. (Holuhraun eruption of Bardarbunga volcano on Iceland in Sep 2014)  (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The walls in this quarry near Akrotiri show the 4 different layers that were deposited during the last major eruption of Santorini ca. 3600 years ago. (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
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Village woman (Photo: Yashmin Chebli)
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Koryaksky's neighbor volcano, Avachinsky follows a few moments later to the left. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Moving lava toe (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Camp in the Ambrym caldera (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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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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Pumice quarry on Lipari island, Italy (Photo: Janka)
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