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1 Oct
Strombolian eruption and the lava flow from the summit of Anak Krakatau (15 Sep 2018) (Photo: Galih Jati)
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"Giants Causeway" is famous for its hexagonal basalt columns, Northern Ireland, UK (Photo: Janka)
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Marum lava lake / Yashmin CHEBLI 2014 (Photo: Yashmin Chebli)
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Strombolian eruption and the lava flow from the summit of Anak Krakatau (15 Sep 2018) (Photo: Galih Jati)
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Dinner in one of the coziest and best beach tavernas on Santorini ("Cave of Nicolas" at the Akrotiri beach) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Erupting jets of ash drawing thick fingers of ash. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Sometimes, much more powerful explosions take place, throwing bombs all over the cone and beyond, dangerously close. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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"Erupting" salt spring (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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We're on the NE rift zone; to our left, a pit crater, a few hundred meters upslope the still smoking upper part of the Oct 2002 eruptive fissure, the Pizzi Deneri and Northeast crater in the background. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The Ancient Greek theatre (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Rising ash plume at the end of a stronger eruption. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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After less than 1 second into the eruption, the dense mass of rocks and hot lava that had been plugging the conduit explodes and starts to form a rising ash plume. Many blocks ejected at high speed are advancing in all directions above and to all sides of the ash plume. (Photo: Jorge Santos)
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The lights of Goma town in the background left remind me of standing on Etna volcano and looking down to Catania... (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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View of the lava lake at night, partly obscured by fumes. It's impossible to photograph the real sight - raising emotions, pictures and dreams of the birth of earth.  (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Making "ful" brings not only great taste, but great colors into Ahmed Ela as well.  (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Strong Ponente wind pushes a thick cloud over the western part of the volcano, but leaves the Valle del Bove clear. A steam ring drifts in the sky. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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papandayan_45601.jpg (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Eruption from Santiaguito in the morning (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Moving lava fountain in the evening (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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dallol_i41241.jpg (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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By the time we have arrived on the NW side of the summit craters, the sun has risen and Etna drops her majestic morningshadow to the West over Sicily. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The complex of Marum crater and its surrounding pit craters: Mbwelesu (l), Marum's west pit with the lava lake (a.l.), smoking Niri Mbwelesu (c), and Niri Mbwelesu Tatem pit crater (l.r.). (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Our group observing the volcanic action beneath them. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Lava fountain from the NE crater and a steaming fumarole on the outer, breached eastern crater wall. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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View into the crater with an eruption from one of the vents (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Orange salt "cake" in the midst of a green acid salt pond at Dallol. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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A somewhat stronger ash emission phase from Anak Krakatau on 13 Oct 2018 afternoon. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Benbow's inner crater with an active lava lake (Photo: Yashmin Chebli)
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Strombolian eruption from Anak Krakatau (16 Sep 2018) (Photo: Galih Jati)
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Niri and Marum craters (Photo: Yashmin Chebli)
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Large explosion with 2 km ash column (Photo: Ivana Dorn)
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1 Nov
Lava fountain from the lava lake in Benbow crater seen from the lower terrace (July 2018, Ambrym, Vanuatu) (Photo: Yashmin Chebli)
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Causeway coast, Northern Ireland, UK (Photo: Janka)
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Ash emission from Anak Krakatau on 13 Oct 2018 (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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