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Deep coastal canyon cut through an impressive pumice flow deposit near Filakopi, where our hike starts. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Columnar lava (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Nyiragongo's lava lake (Photo: Yashmin Chebli)
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View over the Sarakiniko coast (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Surface of lava flow close up. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Day 3: Closer view of the inner wall of Kilauea caldera. with Mauna Loa´s silhouette in the background and steam emanating from active vents along Steaming Bluff (right) (Photo: Steven Van den Berge / Lana Van Heghe)
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Helicopter and erupting Karymsky Volcano (Photo: mlyvers)
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Strombolian eruption from Anak Krakatau (15 Sep 2018) (Photo: Galih Jati)
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Bright eruption from the NE crater. (c)
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Ash emission in the evening. The ash plumes reach more than 1 km in height. (2 Sep 09) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The crust is breaking apart at the southern margin of the lava lake and fragments are subducted and replaced by fresh hot lava. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Lightnings and lava illuminate dramatic cloud formations above the caldera. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The lava fountain on 24 July from the 2500 m vent and the Montagnola in the background. The installations of the ski lift are under heavy bombardment... (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Traditional dance in a village of Tanna Island (Vanuatu) (Photo: Yashmin Chebli)
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Candle-like eruption from the uppter NE crater vent and steaming from fumaroles on the lower crater walls. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Photographing a sulphur-covered breadcrust bomb (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Dallol landscape on an exceptionally clear day  (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Small eruption of Fuego seen from Acatenango volcano (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Lava-spitting hornitos (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The bizarre inner steep crater walls of Marum, recording the history of lava fountaining and lava lake overflows that have built up the original cone. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Fishing harbour of Lipari ("Marina Corta") (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The Sciara del Fuoco with strong Scirocco wind, blowing ash and steam down the slope. (Photo: Marco Fulle)
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Green and yellow salt ponds at Dallol (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Ruins of the Dallol mining town (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Lake Assale - a large expanse of salt which has been deposited by countless invasions from sea water. In places, the salt is 5 kilometers thick. The Afar have been extracting salt here for centuries. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Kelut volcano's active lava dome in 2007 (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Powerful strombolian explosion throwing glowing bombs out of the crater and some over the viewer's observation point. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Red illuminated inner crater walls above the lava lake. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The surface of the mud lake. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Lava flowing into the sea at Kilauea volcano (April 2007) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Media, lava watchers and a bulldozer at work against the menacing lava flow. Lights of Catania in the background. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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A recent overflow of lava from the lake (probably dated 24 Nov) almost reached the western caldera wall (left in picture). (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Another violent explosion accompanied by a loud detonation throws out a jet of very fluid lava bursting into bright glowing spatter. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Sunrise above the Lake Atitlán with Atitlán, Toliman and San Pedro volcanoes behind (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The ash plume from Semeru volcano in the first sunlight. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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