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Photo of the Week

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Strombolian activity from Raung volcano (East Java, Indonesia) 26 July 2015 (Photo: V. Tricou)
808 Hits
Mon, 28 Dec - Sun, 3 Jan, 2016
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Gruta do Algar do Carvao, Terceira Island, Acores (Photo: WNomad)
728 Hits
Mon, 4 Jan - Sun, 10 Jan, 2016
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Strombolian activity from Batu Tara volcano - the "Stromboli" of the Banda Sea (Photo: Marc Szlegat / www.vulkane.net)
1468 Hits
Mon, 11 Jan - Sun, 17 Jan, 2016
03
Volcanoes Toliman and Atitlan at Atitlan Lake, Guatemala (Photo: WNomad)
496 Hits
Mon, 18 Jan - Sun, 24 Jan, 2016
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Khor Virap Monastery with Mount Ararat in background, Armenia (Photo: WNomad)
723 Hits
Mon, 25 Jan - Sun, 31 Jan, 2016
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Mineral hot spring at Dallol, Danakil desert, Ethiopia (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
5856 Hits
Mon, 1 Feb - Sun, 7 Feb, 2016
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Frederique at the crater of Marum volcano (Ambrym) during our volcano tour on Vanuatu in Aug 2012 (note that the background was improved with photoshop;-) (Photo: Dick)
1513 Hits
Mon, 8 Feb - Sun, 14 Feb, 2016
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Anak Krakatau-View from the crater rim at sunset (Photo: jorge)
2328 Hits
Mon, 15 Feb - Sun, 21 Feb, 2016
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Lava fountains from the main vents at the Holuhraun fissure eruption (Bardarbunga volcano, Iceland) on 13 Sep 2014 (Photo: MartinHensch)
1558 Hits
Mon, 22 Feb - Sun, 28 Feb, 2016
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Burning sulfur - Ijen's blue flames at night (East Java, Indonesia) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
738 Hits
Mon, 29 Feb - Sun, 6 Mar, 2016
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Strong strombolian explosion from Barujari cone, Rinjani volcano eruption Nov 2015 (Photo: Andi / VolcanoDiscovery Indonesia)
1264 Hits
Mon, 7 Mar - Sun, 13 Mar, 2016
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The advancing front of "boiling" ash. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
741 Hits
Mon, 14 Mar - Sun, 20 Mar, 2016
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Volcanic eruption lightning during a vulcanian eruption of Colima volcano (Mexico) on 14 Dec 2015 (Photo: Tapiro)
2701 Hits
Mon, 21 Mar - Sun, 27 Mar, 2016
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Strong explosion from Stromboli's NE crater (July 2012) (Photo: LaurentLupini)
786 Hits
Mon, 28 Mar - Sun, 3 Apr, 2016
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Basalt Columns near Dariali, Kazbegi National Park, Caucasus, Georgia (Photo: WNomad)
600 Hits
Mon, 4 Apr - Sun, 10 Apr, 2016
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Crater El Piroclastico of Irazu Volcano near Cartago, Costa Rica (Photo: WNomad)
801 Hits
Mon, 11 Apr - Sun, 17 Apr, 2016
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Mud volcanoes near Qobustan, Azerbaijan (Photo: WNomad)
573 Hits
Mon, 18 Apr - Sun, 24 Apr, 2016
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Reflected glow on the snow on the eastern flank of the 2002 cones. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
1072 Hits
Mon, 25 Apr - Sun, 1 May, 2016
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A strong eruption occurs on the evening of 25 Feb, producing a tall lava fountain from the northern vent and ejecting incandescent bombs to the lower northern flanks, where bush fires start to burn. The town of Colima in the background. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
7266 Hits
Mon, 2 May - Sun, 8 May, 2016
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Lava fountain and lava flows from the Holuhraun fissure eruption on Iceland, Sep 2014 (Bardarbunga volcano) (Photo: Lukas Gawenda)
1762 Hits
Mon, 9 May - Sun, 15 May, 2016
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Stratovolcano Mount Kazbek, Caucasus, Georgia (Photo: WNomad)
574 Hits
Mon, 16 May - Sun, 22 May, 2016
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Eruption from Batu Tara volcano (Indonesia) close up (Photo: jorge)
975 Hits
Mon, 23 May - Sun, 29 May, 2016
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The largest blocks fall leaving huge scary fingertrails of ash behind. At the base of the eruption, pyroclastic flows form. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
5306 Hits
Mon, 30 May - Sun, 5 Jun, 2016
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Blue flames and red sparks are visible. (Photo: Andi Rosadi)
11462 Hits
Mon, 6 Jun - Sun, 12 Jun, 2016
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Ijen-Kawah Ijen crater by moonlight with fires burning (Photo: jorge)
3396 Hits
Mon, 13 Jun - Sun, 19 Jun, 2016
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Old sulfur mine at Milos island, Greece (Photo: Isabelle Ammon Saugy)
1240 Hits
Mon, 20 Jun - Sun, 26 Jun, 2016
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Strombolian explosion at night from the new cone inside Bocca Nuova crater of Etna volcano in Aug 2012 (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
2718 Hits
Mon, 27 Jun - Sun, 3 Jul, 2016
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Morning fog in the Tengger Caldera. April 2012. (Photo: ClausPossberg)
819 Hits
Mon, 4 Jul - Sun, 10 Jul, 2016
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Etna's paroxysm from Voragine crater on 4 Dec 2015, seen from Cesarò (Photo: Giuseppe Famiani)
8228 Hits
Mon, 11 Jul - Sun, 17 Jul, 2016
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Volcanoes in Gudauri Recreational Area, view from Jvari Pass, Caucasus, Georgia (Photo: WNomad)
532 Hits
Mon, 18 Jul - Sun, 24 Jul, 2016
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Larger explosion from the NE vent, typical of the increased volcanic activity on Stromboli between December 2012 - February 2013. Picture take on 2 January 2013. (Photo: Ingrid)
660 Hits
Mon, 25 Jul - Sun, 31 Jul, 2016
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Dikes in the 1000 m high cliff of La Frontera, El Hierro Island, Canary Islands (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
1184 Hits
Mon, 1 Aug - Sun, 7 Aug, 2016
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Wall of lava erupted from the New SE crater during the 27 April 2013 paroxysm of Etna volcano (Photo: Martin Rietze)
801 Hits
Mon, 8 Aug - Sun, 14 Aug, 2016
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The Milky Way over the Tengger Caldera. April 2012. (Photo: ClausPossberg)
840 Hits
Mon, 15 Aug - Sun, 21 Aug, 2016
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The lava dome of the Anak Krakatau. March 2012 (Photo: ClausPossberg)
847 Hits
Mon, 22 Aug - Sun, 28 Aug, 2016
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The southern coast of Snæfellsnes peninsula, Iceland (Photo: Janka)
384 Hits
Mon, 29 Aug - Sun, 4 Sep, 2016
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Looking into one of the deep pit craters inside Bembow volcano, Ambrym (Vanuatu). The northern wall is crusted over with yellow sulfur deposits mostly from sublimation of the fumes emanating from the lava lake. Taken during the recent expedition to Vanuatu. (Photo: Yashmin Chebli)
2203 Hits
Mon, 5 Sep - Sun, 11 Sep, 2016
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Caldeira do Inferno, near Horta marina, Faial Isl., Acores (Photo: WNomad)
702 Hits
Mon, 12 Sep - Sun, 18 Sep, 2016
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Ice Plants high above the caldera of Santorini island, Greece (Photo: Janka)
873 Hits
Mon, 19 Sep - Sun, 25 Sep, 2016
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Glowing scoria covering the slopes of the NE crater of Stromboli after a powerful eruption (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
1303 Hits
Mon, 26 Sep - Sun, 2 Oct, 2016
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Impression from Iceland (Photo: Thierry Basset)
660 Hits
Mon, 3 Oct - Sun, 9 Oct, 2016
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Sakurajima seen from the Shiroyama park. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
1836 Hits
Mon, 10 Oct - Sun, 16 Oct, 2016
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Fissure-shaped degassing fountain on the lava lake surface. (Photo: Yashmin Chebli)
1212 Hits
Mon, 17 Oct - Sun, 23 Oct, 2016
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Anak-krakatau. The September 2012 lava flow on the eastern flank (photo of 6th Oct.2012) (Photo: andersen_oystein)
718 Hits
Mon, 24 Oct - Sun, 30 Oct, 2016
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Lots of incandescent bombs are ejected along with a dense, dark ash plume. Many glowing rockfalls occur through the eastern scar. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
1037 Hits
Mon, 31 Oct - Sun, 6 Nov, 2016
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Aerial view of the erupting Pu'u 'O'o vent, Kilauea volcano, Big Island, Hawaii (Photo: Janka)
1355 Hits
Mon, 7 Nov - Sun, 13 Nov, 2016
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Lava fountains from the main vents at the Holuhraun fissure eruption (Bardarbunga volcano, Iceland) on 13 Sep 2014 (Photo: MartinHensch)
1560 Hits
Mon, 14 Nov - Sun, 20 Nov, 2016
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Etna, 14th paroxysm (26 October 2013) (Photo: Giuseppe Graziano Barone)
547 Hits
Mon, 21 Nov - Sun, 27 Nov, 2016
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Eruption at Semeru volcano (East Java) in the golden morning light (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
5765 Hits
Mon, 28 Nov - Sun, 4 Dec, 2016
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Pyroclastic flow on Sinabung volcano, Sumatra, Indonesia (Oct 2014) (Photo: Walter Reis)
19422 Hits
Mon, 5 Dec - Sun, 11 Dec, 2016
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Night over Stromboli's Sciara del Fuoco - the distant island of Salina in the background. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
1185 Hits
Mon, 12 Dec - Sun, 18 Dec, 2016
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A stronger vulcanian-type eruption an hour later with a spectacular lightning striking inside the ash plume. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
2735 Hits
Mon, 19 Dec - Sun, 25 Dec, 2016
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Overview of both first and second rift
April 1, 2010 (Photo: Steve Hunt)
7162 Hits
Mon, 26 Dec - Sun, 1 Jan, 2017
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Ash venting from Montserrat's active lava dome Soufrière Hills volcano (Photo: marcofulle)
4327 Hits
Mon, 2 Jan - Sun, 8 Jan, 2017
02
An alien spaceship on Etna? A beautiful lenticular cloud called "Contessa" (Photo: Emanuela / VolcanoDiscovery Italia)
1022 Hits
Mon, 9 Jan - Sun, 15 Jan, 2017
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Parallel thin streams of lava pouring into the sea. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
746 Hits
Mon, 16 Jan - Sun, 22 Jan, 2017
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