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The third phase ash-flow deposit of the Minoan eruption, in places several tens of meters thick. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Summit of Semeru volcano, East Java, Indonesia (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Pirgos village in spring (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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View over Strombolicchio and the Tyrrhenian Sea towards Calabria in the background.  (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Jet of lava erupting from the NW vent (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Adamas at night (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The lava lake and a fountain spattering at the margin of the lake (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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It's possible to run down the slope carefully, but it's mostly soft ash and lapilli. Andy arrives first... (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Group on the southern Bocca Nuova rim (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The smaller of the two Ararat volcanoes, 3925-m-high Kucuk Ararat (or Lesser Ararat). (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Vertical pillars and miniature tubes formed by lava dripping and flowing down from the top of the hornito. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The solidified plug of an old cinder cone (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Typical surface of the pumice breccia deposit near Sarakiniko. Only few plants manage to find space for their roots in tiny fractures or protected corners. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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View into the 2002-2003 eruptive fissure of Etna. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Detail of fossilized wood on Lesbos' petrified forest (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Bright rockfalls and reflections on the lake's surface. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Close-up of lava (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Lava lake at dawn. (Photo: Yashmin Chebli)
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Exploding lava lake bubbles (Photo: Yashmin Chebli)
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Organ-pipes made of stone (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Ash eruption with volcanic lightning, from Gunung Ibu, View From Campsite,  Halmahera, North Maluku, Indonesia (Photo: Jay Ramji)
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The crater with the new cone resembling a small lava dome has been inactive for many hours. The conduit is effectively sealed, only some fumaroles let small amounts of gas escape. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The western ridge leading from the summit to the north crater. The escarpment of the Rift Valley in the backgound. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Violent fountaining starts from the northern margin of the lava lake at sunset. (Photo: Steve Hunt)
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A complex pattern of hundres of erosion gullies characterize the morphology of the outer slopes of the Ambrym caldera and its craters. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Daisies on Santorini (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Smooth surface patterns of different segments of the thin crust covering the molten lava lake. hawaii_e6841.jpg (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The ash cloud expands and small pyroclastic flows develop from dense ash both ejected and whirled up by impacts on the upper flanks of the cone. (Photo: Jorge Santos)
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Lava fountain from the 2500 m vent. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Sunrise over Lake Atitlán with Atitlán and Toliman volcanoes in the background (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Detail of the lava lake crust. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Ash eruptions follow in rapid succession at intervals of often less than a minute.  (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Ash eruption from Anak Krakatau (16 Sep 2018) (Photo: Galih Jati)
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Slightly curved columns here (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Strombolian eruption of Ibu in the evening (Photo: Jay Ramji)
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Crater, Gunung Lokon, Tomohon, North Sulawesi, Indonesia (Photo: Jay Ramji)
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On the first (easy) part of the new climb to Lengai. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Gunung Soputan From Campsite, North Sulawesi, Indonesia (Photo: Jay Ramji)
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Same view a fraction of seconds later. Rocks and ash continue to explode. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Erosion gullies converging towards one of the major drainage canyongs out of the caldera to the west. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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