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Tiny Hideaway Island (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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View to the west over part of the caldera of Vulcano. The twin volcanoes of Salina are in the background right.  (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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A 2000 ft descend towards the black bottom of the Valle del Bove (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Night-time explosion from the 2500 m vent. Some blocks fly almost 1 km high. Lights of Catania in the background. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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As it gets darker, longer exposures show the parabolic trails of the ejected lava bombs, which reach more than 200 m above the crater rim. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Fuego volcano (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Powdery pure sulphur covers the ground in this area (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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House in the fields of the volcanic island of Nisyros, Greece (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The caldera cliffs of Santorini (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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A jet of lava shoots out from one of the vents in the western crater (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Atitlán and Toliman volcanoes with the earth shadow at sunrise behind (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Giorgos' beach tavern (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Lava stalactites (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Gas vents on White Island (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Fresh lava from the interior of the lake replaces older crust sinking back into the lake. hawaii_e7039.jpg (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The opening of the crust along its margins is progressing and creates new fountains. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Terraces near Emborio (c)
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Natalie photographing the wonders of Dallol (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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View down to the Montagnola cone with Catania in the background. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Salt spring (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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A loud detonation is followed by a billowing ash plume from the crater (16 Feb) (c)
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The limestone massifs of Mesa Vouno (l) and Profitis Ilias mountain (c), separated by a tectonic graben, seen from the N. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Curved white surfaces at the white cliffs of Sarakiniko (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The upper lava flow field below the SE crater complex (Photo: Emanuela / VolcanoDiscovery Italia)
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A stronger strombolian eruption throws bombs to considerable height above the crater, but most of the bombs are hidden in the dense black ash, and only some of them are glowing. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Exploding magma bubbles on the surface of the lava lake create Pele's hair (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Eruption at Yasur at dawn (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Shipwreck at Sarakiniko (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Spattering from the S vent (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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A large intrusion of dark, andesitic and columnar jointed lava into white ash layers at the coast of Milos, Greece (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Perhaps the most powerful explosion during our 6-days stay was this one at 11:59 local time on 17 Oct, sending a shower of bombs until the forest, the beach and the nearby waters of Anak Krakatau. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The lava lake seen from above (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Panorama of the Red Beach - a cinder cone in cross section (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Phreatic explosions occurred constantly from the center of the lake, ejecting dense jets of mud, stones and steam. (Photo: AndreyNikiforov)
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Bright lava fountain in the evening twilight. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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