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Hirtstein (Saxonia, Germany), never erupted volcano (24 million year ago) (Photo: Heike und Livio)
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Ashrich eruption Anak Krakatau Nov. 2018 (Photo: Axel Timm)
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Glow from the active hornitos in the north crater at night. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Smooth white rock surfaces (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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In the lower part of the hills, a thick sequence of columnar jointed brown andesitic lavas is exposed, probably a shallow submarine intrusive or extrusive complex. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Typical vulcanian explosion at night (5 July 09) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Lava fountain from the NW vent (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The stable fountain at the western margin of the lava lake (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Ghost town at Dallol, a spectacular hydrothermal field and former mining site in the Danakil (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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In the volcano observatory of Semeru (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The lava flow emerging from its tube. Caused by friction and the sudden contact with cold air, successive segments of crust form at the exit, resulting in a progressive downstream growth of the tube's roof. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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View onto Lake Natron seen from the summit of Lengai. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Spring-time flowers and the caldera (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Group climbing Stromboli volcano in the evening (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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A bright moon illuminates the sky behind the fireworks of Yasur volcano (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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In the short night rest in the desert, the glow from Erta Ale to the north looks promising... (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Southeast crater  (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The volcanic ash layers covering the flat caldera floor, carved by erosion. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Twilight lava fountain. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Escaping hot gasses from the hot interior of the flow react with the lava and leave white deposits.  (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Sea reflection of activity from Anak Krakatau volcano (Sunda Strait, Indonesia) on December 2nd, 2018. (Photo: V. Tricou)
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As pieces from the outer margin of the growing dome break off, they generate glowing avalanches. (Photo: Galih Jati)
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Osorno stratovolcano, Chile (Photo: C.Utreras-DGEO)
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Erupting Krakatau volcano on 31 Oct 2018 01:04 am. The glowing lights in the atmosphere are coming from fishing boats and the cities (especially the lighthouse) on the main land. (Photo: Axel Becker)
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View of the northern caldera basin with a meadow of daisies in front. (c)
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Strombolian eruption at Krakatau on 19 Nov 2018 evening (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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European green lizard, Lacerta viridis, during the VolcanoDiscovery tour on Lesbos island (Photo: Katharina)
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Kawah Ijen in the early morning light (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Gray layered tuffs which formed when the Balos cinder cone formed at sea level, generating violent steam explosions (surtseyan activity). (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Kelud's lava dome (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Powerful strombolian eruption from the active vent (May 23, 2008). (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The roughly hexagonal plates of salt crust on Lake Assale. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Spattering vent and the lava lake. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Ash eruption at Santiaguito lava dome (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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