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Eruptions of the NE cone of the central crater and the NE crater.
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Tree fern forest (Ambrym) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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We start hiking towards the Ambrym caldera through thick rainforest. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Panorama over the crater of Fossa volcano, Vulcano Island. Lipari and Salina islands in the background. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The little village of Ginostra on the south side of Stromboli island (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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1 May
Traditional dances in a vilage of Tanna Island, Vanuatu (Photo: Yashmin Chebli)
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Lava explosion from the NE vent seen from Pizzo. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Roman theater in Pompei (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Hole containing boiling water in the mud crust covering the Stefanos crater floor (c)
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Lava drawing (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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"Failed attempt" (right) and successful blow-out plume from two explosions. See the result in the next picture. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Fumarolic mineralizations in the form of egg shells at Erta Ale volcano  (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Intense wall frescos in the Villa dei Misteri, Pompeii (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Petrified forest on Lesbos island, Greece (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Powerful explosion during 7 Jan morning. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Lava flow on Pacaya volcano (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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View towards the lava lake in daylight. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Group of young people at the lava flow illuminated by the red glow. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Alaid volcano on Atlasov Island (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Karymsky volcano in a quiet phase (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The last eruption of the volcano in 1952 formed a small lava dome at the shore of Krenitzyn Peak. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Volcanoes Licancabur and Juriquues in Chile (Photo: Jiri VonDrak)
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Large bread crust bomb on Nea Kameni in front of a dark grey to black blocky lava flow. In the background are the caldera cliffs of central Thera and Mt Profitis Ilias (right). (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
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The formation of ropy pahoehoe lava. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The outer surface of fresh red hot lava quickly forms a thing silvery crust, which is pushed forward by the underneath still flowing lava, and thereby crumpled into the typical ropey texture (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
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Beautiful cat in Lalinda village (Ambrym) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Group in the crater of White Island volcano, NZ (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Strong eruption at night (Batu Tara volcano, Indonesia) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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View up towards the lava columns (Garni gorge, Armenia) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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For the rest of the night, explosions continue to show the most beautiful fireworks with almost no breaks between explosions. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Krenitzyn Peak inside the Tao-Rusyr caldera, an island within an island. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Another small lightning in the ash plume rising from the crater. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Volcanoes Licancabur and Juriquues in Chile (Photo: Jiri VonDrak)
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Active pahoehoe lava flow fronts next to an older aa lava (dark brown rocks in the centre left) (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
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Soon, a group of hikers arrives, attracted by the glow from the lava. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Toliman volcano (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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1 Jun
The steam plume, full of acid gasses (SO2, HCl) is bent towards the NE. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Incandescent pyroclastic flow from Montserrat's Soufrière Hills volcano at night (Photo: marcofulle)
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Seismograph at Semeru volcano observatory (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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A violently boiling "fissure" of lava fountains has reached the shore of the lake, forming a ca. 20 m high wall around the lava lake. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The endless expanse of the great salt plain Lake Assale located at 130 m below sea level in the northern Danakil depression near the Eritrean border. The surface crust forms hexagonal plates caused by evaporation and distribution of tension while the crust dries out. In this area, the salt deposit is several kilometers thick and tells about the tectonic force that rips Africa apart in this area, creating a deep trench, where sea water has invaded in the past and evaporated, leaving salt deposits behind. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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View of the caldera of Nyiragongo with its concentric terraces and the lava lake. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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