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Glowing lava bombs flying out of the crater (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Surface patterns created by erosion and weathering of the basalt rock of Strombolicchio. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Plume of gas and ash rising from Caliente lava dome at sunset (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Start of a vulcanian explosion (Krakatau Oct 2018) (Photo: Galih Jati)
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The volcano on the evening of 28 Nov 2009. The lava lake is in a phase of crust overturn, and red hot lava illuminates the circular crater walls. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Arrived! People leave the small luggage delivery room of the airport and are greeted by unusually good weather with snow-capped Koryaksky volcano behind. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Fumarole on Vulcano (Eolian Islands, Italy) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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After about 10 minutes since the start of the new lava flow, we're surprised to see a giant lava bubble appear in the summit crater and explode with a strong detonating sound, ejecting meter-sized lava fragments symmetrically in all directions. This bubble probably explains why just before the effusion rate increased: as it rose the final distance through the upper conduit, it pushed the magma column out of the effusive vent. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mighty Ararat volcano across the Turkish border dominating the landscape of western Armenia. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Exploring the surroundings of the hut leads to a wonderful red field. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Lava Dome Of Gunung Soputan From The Rim Of Aesoput Tephra  Cone ('Anak' Soputan), North Sulawesi, Indonesia (Photo: Jay Ramji)
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Crater of Vesuvius volcano (Photo: Markus Heuer)
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The filled Bocca Nuova crater (Etna) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Volcanian eruption Anak Krakatau with lots of lightning Nov. 2018 (Photo: Axel Timm)
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The cooking area of the expedition camp on Ambrym. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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La Frontera and the 1000m high cliff in the last sunlight. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The partly abandoned village Mesa Gonia in the pumice deposits at the northern side of the Pirgos-Profitis Ilias ridge (Santorini island, Greece) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Bizarre spring at Dallol, Ethiopia (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Weathered blocks that have fallen down from the steep inner crater walls and a black layer of freshly ejected lapilli and spatter around the vent. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Camp on the rim of Nyiragongo volcano (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The western part of Emae Island (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Large ash- and pumice pyroclastic flow deposits witness from the giant eruption of Lake Atitlán ca. 74.000 years ago. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Approaching the Holuhraun fissure from the Dyngjujokull glacier. A rare day on Iceland with no wind lets the steam plume rise vertically. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Camels walking to the salt mining area and are reflected on the wet surface of the salt lake Assale. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Cinder cone, Pico Island, Açores Archipel (2007) (Photo: Hugues)
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Vulcanian explosion at Krakatau volcano with lightning in Nov 2018 (Photo: Axel Timm)
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Strong ash venting on Krakatau volcano on 13 Oct 2018 afternoon (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Strombolian eruption (Stromboli volcano, Italy) (Photo: Markus Heuer)
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Chikurachki volcano (Paramushir Island) at sunset (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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On the northern shore of Milos near Papafragos (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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1 Jul
Submarine tuff layers, some of which show impressive slumping structures, evidence of wet conditions during tectonic uplift. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Fossile sea shells abound in the sandstone (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Day 5: Colourful flowers next to the 2015 Oahoa lava flow (Photo: Steven Van den Berge / Lana Van Heghe)
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Day 3: Observing the sunrise and Halema´uma´a lava lake from the Jaggar Museum viewpoint (Photo: Steven Van den Berge / Lana Van Heghe)
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Day 4: Marine locals of Green Sand Beach (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
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