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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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A weak glow from shallow magma is visible from one of the holes in the floor of the collapse pit. Moving magma is audible with sloshing sounds similar to a washing machine.  (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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View towards the south crater across a small collapse pit in moonlight. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Our tents against the red sky and the lights of Goma town in the background. Two others are still awake, too, and visible as shadows behind the tents. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Spattering from the lava fountain at night (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The view from the summit over the central crater complex, consisting of the Voragine and Bocca Nuova (background). The group gives the scale. (c)
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Night-time eruption in full moon light. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Pattern-forming erosion gullies on the W flank of the Ambrym caldera (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Fuego and Acatenango volcanoes seen from Antigua (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The fountains on the lava lake are caused by degassing, the release of hot gasses that rise from the magma chambers. The gasses are the main engine of the lake, providing just the right amount of heat energy to keep the lake stable and liquid. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Ol Doinyo Lengai stratovolcano seen from Empakai crater. The tall hornito in its active crater (on the left side) just peaks out into view. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Midday flowers at the caldera (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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On 17 Oct, explosions were particularly violent at Anak Krakatau. We show a series of images of a spectacular explosion captured from close range by boat. 2 months later, the cone of Anak Krakatau collapsed into the sea on the evening of 22 Dec 2018, triggering a catastrophic tsunami. The following sequence of pictures was taken within few seconds from each other each. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Eruption from the easternmost vent, producing a small ash plume. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Soon, our group has reached the upper of the Monti Silvestri craters, born during a violent flank eruption of Etna in 1892. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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View of the lava lake inside Marum crater (Ambrym volcano) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Wild sea and the fisher houses at Klima  (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Dense ash plumes are being emitted from the summit crater and fissures which just have opened up at their base, accompanied by violent earth tremors. (Photo: Emanuela / VolcanoDiscovery Italia)
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Foothills of Zhupanovsky massiv. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Skeletons of trees killed by pyroclastic flows about 3-5 years ago remind us that it's not a good idea to stay very long at this place. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Steam vents are seem in many places. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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etna_5223.jpg (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Strange fountains on the Yellow Lake at Dallol show the yellow color of the water. The color is not caused by sulfur, but probably bacteria living on hydrocarbons. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Fuego volcano during a strong strombolian explosion seen from the southwest. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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A small erosion gully exposes the youngest volcanic layers from Tolbachik: different ash and pumice layers can be recognized. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Koryaksky stratovolcano (Sep 2018) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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1 Feb
Photographing the colourful crystals at Sulphur Banks (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
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Day 6: Standing in the centre of what used to be a boiling hot lava lake where the thick cooled crust cracked and buckled as the level of the liquid lake dropped when some of the lava drained back into the vent (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
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A zigzag road takes you from the beach town of Kamari up to the mountain location of the archaeological site of Ancient Thera, built on a rocky promontory next to the higest mountain of Profitis Ilias. (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
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