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Photo of the Week

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2014
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The glacial lake in east crater of Mutnovsky Volcano (Sep-2012) (Photo: Sergey Krasnoshchokov)
1704 Hits
Mon, 30 Dec - Sun, 5 Jan, 2014
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Sunset over the caldera of Santorini. Aspronisi in the background. santorini_d20168.jpg (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
4611 Hits
Mon, 6 Jan - Sun, 12 Jan, 2014
03
Diego de la Haya Crater Lagoon of Irazu Volcano, near Cartago, highest active volcano in Costa Rica (Photo: WNomad)
2940 Hits
Mon, 13 Jan - Sun, 19 Jan, 2014
04
Eruption from the craters of Stromboli. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
18588 Hits
Mon, 20 Jan - Sun, 26 Jan, 2014
05
Pacaya volcano with its lava flows seen from Acatenango volcano. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
8061 Hits
Mon, 27 Jan - Sun, 2 Feb, 2014
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Mineral collectors in a quarry near the Laacher Lake volcano (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
1823 Hits
Mon, 3 Feb - Sun, 9 Feb, 2014
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A snail on a Greek chapel roof (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
1667 Hits
Mon, 10 Feb - Sun, 16 Feb, 2014
08
Lava flow of Plosky Tolbachik volcano and the cone of Bolshaya Udina volcano (July 2013) (Photo: Sergey Krasnoshchokov)
1452 Hits
Mon, 17 Feb - Sun, 23 Feb, 2014
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Etna - Monte Escrivà (2001), Montagnola (1763) and Ionian Coast of Sicily (Photo: Giuseppe Graziano Barone)
611 Hits
Mon, 24 Feb - Sun, 2 Mar, 2014
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Vulkan Poás in Costa Rica (Photo: Astrid_Furrer)
4705 Hits
Mon, 3 Mar - Sun, 9 Mar, 2014
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The first lava flows from Kilauea volcano (Hawai'?) to arrive in the coastal plain since March 2011 (5 Dec 2011) (Photo: Philip Ong)
10425 Hits
Mon, 10 Mar - Sun, 16 Mar, 2014
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Perfect steam ring from Etna volcano on 11 Nov 2013 (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
9916 Hits
Mon, 17 Mar - Sun, 23 Mar, 2014
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The ash plume generated by Eyafjallajökull's eruption in April 2010. (Photo: Jorge Santos)
8044 Hits
Mon, 24 Mar - Sun, 30 Mar, 2014
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Fireworks at Stromboli volcano, Italy. The photo was taken in spring 2009 and shows an explosion from Stromboli's NE crater in the evening twilight. In the first half of 2009 in particular, this crater was in spectacular, vigorous activity. It had quickly built a tall cone, changing and dominating the crater terrace of Stromboli, and although more changes have happened, it is still one of the main features of the crater today. 
We selected this photo as the "Photo of the Month" Dec 2011 and congratulate Christian with a 500 EUR travel voucher! (Photo: muepla)
9581 Hits
Mon, 31 Mar - Sun, 6 Apr, 2014
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island colours - full moon over ice laguna (Photo: Tom222)
1290 Hits
Mon, 7 Apr - Sun, 13 Apr, 2014
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Fumarole at the crater of La Fossa volcano, Vulcano Island, Eolian Islands, Italy (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
1959 Hits
Mon, 14 Apr - Sun, 20 Apr, 2014
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Explosion from Fuego volcano, Guatemala, at night (Photo: Yashmin Chebli)
5151 Hits
Mon, 21 Apr - Sun, 27 Apr, 2014
18
Winter forest with the glow from the Tolbachik fissure eruption in 2012-13 (Photo: Alexander Lobashevsky)
1946 Hits
Mon, 28 Apr - Sun, 4 May, 2014
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Volcanic coast Los Hervideros, Montanas del fuego in background, Lanzarote Isl., Canaries (Photo: WNomad)
2803 Hits
Mon, 5 May - Sun, 11 May, 2014
20
Lava art - pahoehoe lava from Kilauea on Hawai'i (Photo: LaurentLupini)
1073 Hits
Mon, 12 May - Sun, 18 May, 2014
21
Sakurajima, Japan, July 2013: The largest explosion observed from close occurred at 23h33 (14:33 UTC) - although the eruption was not mentioned in Tokyo's VVAC, the ash plume was the at least as large as the larger ones previously observed. The eruption lasted more than 2 minutes, starting with an initial explosion and continuous lava and ash fountains afterwards. The plume darkened the sky of the whole eastern area for the rest of the night. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
10599 Hits
Mon, 19 May - Sun, 25 May, 2014
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Erupting Klyuchevskoy volcano, Kamchatka, with the new lava flow and Kamen volcano (Sep 2013) (Photo: Sergey Krasnoshchokov)
3167 Hits
Mon, 26 May - Sun, 1 Jun, 2014
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Explosion from Stromboli's NE crater at night in 30 s exposure. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
2687 Hits
Mon, 2 Jun - Sun, 8 Jun, 2014
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Harsh volcanic landscape near La Restinga on El Hierro, Canary islands (Photo: Janka)
1631 Hits
Mon, 9 Jun - Sun, 15 Jun, 2014
25
Strombolian eruption from Batu Tara volcano (Flores Sea, Indonesia) in August 2013 (Photo: Andi / VolcanoDiscovery Indonesia)
1235 Hits
Mon, 16 Jun - Sun, 22 Jun, 2014
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Evening sun in a tuff quarry near Rochlitz, Germany (Photo: Janka)
880 Hits
Mon, 23 Jun - Sun, 29 Jun, 2014
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Eyjafjallajökull, Iceland, 8 May 2010 - explosions close-up from the summit crater (Photo: Martin Rietze)
1910 Hits
Mon, 30 Jun - Sun, 6 Jul, 2014
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Fumarole at Vulcano's crater (Eolian Islands, Italy) (Photo: Roland Gerth)
1387 Hits
Mon, 7 Jul - Sun, 13 Jul, 2014
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Fluid pahoehoe lava from Kilauea volcano, Hawai'i (Photo: LaurentLupini)
8035 Hits
Mon, 14 Jul - Sun, 20 Jul, 2014
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Spray of blocks with "cocktails". (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
5854 Hits
Mon, 21 Jul - Sun, 27 Jul, 2014
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Teneguia volcano, view from San Antonio v., Fuencaliente, La Palma Isl., Canaries (Photo: WNomad)
2159 Hits
Mon, 28 Jul - Sun, 3 Aug, 2014
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Crater of San Antonio volcano, Fuencaliente, La Palma Isl., Canaries (Photo: WNomad)
2250 Hits
Mon, 4 Aug - Sun, 10 Aug, 2014
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The ash plume generated by Eyafjallajökull's eruption in April 2010. (Photo: Jorge Santos)
5708 Hits
Mon, 11 Aug - Sun, 17 Aug, 2014
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Merapi volcano seen from the South, on the 30th June 2012. (Photo: andersen_oystein)
918 Hits
Mon, 18 Aug - Sun, 24 Aug, 2014
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Just before dawn of 2-3 Feb, the lake overflowed the lower terrace. Moon, Jupter and Venus are close together in the sky. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
14259 Hits
Mon, 25 Aug - Sun, 31 Aug, 2014
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Ultra-wide angle view of the crater, the Sciara and the sea. Lights of Salina island in the background. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
886 Hits
Mon, 1 Sep - Sun, 7 Sep, 2014
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The area of the submarine vent during a phase of upwelling muddy water producing a visible stain and foam on the ocean surface. Canary islands, El Hierro (Photo: Janka)
2132 Hits
Mon, 8 Sep - Sun, 14 Sep, 2014
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Mount Ararat, Eastern Turkey (Photo: WNomad)
1815 Hits
Mon, 15 Sep - Sun, 21 Sep, 2014
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Explosion from Sakurajima (Japan) at 14:54 UTC (27 Sep 2013) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
5004 Hits
Mon, 22 Sep - Sun, 28 Sep, 2014
40
The temple of Ephaistos in Athens, tribute  to the God of Volcanoes. (Photo: Nathalie Livingstone)
1099 Hits
Mon, 29 Sep - Sun, 5 Oct, 2014
41
Rugged volcanic peaks in Kamchatka, Russia (Photo: Alexander Lobashevsky)
996 Hits
Mon, 6 Oct - Sun, 12 Oct, 2014
42
View of the lava lake inside Marum crater, Ambrym Island, Vanuatu (May 2012) (Photo: Thorsten Boeckel / www.tboeckel.de)
1106 Hits
Mon, 13 Oct - Sun, 19 Oct, 2014
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Etna, 16 december - New SouthEast Crater, fissure and lava flow at the NE base of the NSEC (Photo: Giuseppe Graziano Barone)
2121 Hits
Mon, 20 Oct - Sun, 26 Oct, 2014
44
Volcanic massif of Mulanje mountain, Malawi (Photo: WNomad)
866 Hits
Mon, 27 Oct - Sun, 2 Nov, 2014
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Just before sunrise, the sky is painted pink (Nyamuragira volcano eruption 2011-12) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
2182 Hits
Mon, 3 Nov - Sun, 9 Nov, 2014
46
On 25 Nov, the lava level often rises to the rim of the ring wall, then descends again. Large spectacular bubbles burst. Note the intense heat blur and the formation of Pele's hair. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
6446 Hits
Mon, 10 Nov - Sun, 16 Nov, 2014
47
A strong strombolian eruption from Batu Tara in the evening of 25 Nov 2012. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
2899 Hits
Mon, 17 Nov - Sun, 23 Nov, 2014
48
Panorama view over Vulcano and Vulcanello in the foreground, Salina, Lipari, Panarea (near the rainbow) and in the distant background, Stromboli.  (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
4567 Hits
Mon, 24 Nov - Sun, 30 Nov, 2014
49
Peak of Pico del Teide, south view, Teneriffa Isl., Canarys (Photo: WNomad)
1259 Hits
Mon, 1 Dec - Sun, 7 Dec, 2014
50
Eyjafjallajökull, Iceland, 8 May 2010 - zoom into explosion (Photo: Martin Rietze)
1043 Hits
Mon, 8 Dec - Sun, 14 Dec, 2014
51
Bromo's crater with yellow sulfur deposits (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
990 Hits
Mon, 15 Dec - Sun, 21 Dec, 2014
52
Eastern part of the South crater illuminated by moon and lava glow. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
4077 Hits
Mon, 22 Dec - Sun, 28 Dec, 2014
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Laguna del Irazu Volcano, Costa Rica (Photo: WNomad)
1860 Hits
Mon, 29 Dec - Sun, 4 Jan, 2015
02
View onto Cemoro Lawang village on the caldera rim (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
5139 Hits
Mon, 5 Jan - Sun, 11 Jan, 2015
03
Blubb - nice lava bubbles exploding in the hornito in the middle of Erta Ales north crater (Photo: Tom222)
1302 Hits
Mon, 12 Jan - Sun, 18 Jan, 2015
04
The moon has sunken behind the 2002 cones and the eruption is slowly waning. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
1542 Hits
Mon, 19 Jan - Sun, 25 Jan, 2015
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