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Overview of both first and second rift
April 1, 2010 (Photo: Steve Hunt)
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Mon, 26 Dec - Sun, 1 Jan, 2017
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Ash venting from Montserrat's active lava dome Soufrière Hills volcano (Photo: marcofulle)
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Mon, 2 Jan - Sun, 8 Jan, 2017
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An alien spaceship on Etna? A beautiful lenticular cloud called "Contessa" (Photo: Emanuela / VolcanoDiscovery Italia)
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Mon, 9 Jan - Sun, 15 Jan, 2017
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Parallel thin streams of lava pouring into the sea. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 16 Jan - Sun, 22 Jan, 2017
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Blue flames at Ijen volcano from close (Photo: Uwe Ehlers / geoart.eu)
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Mon, 23 Jan - Sun, 29 Jan, 2017
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Semeru's active lava dome in late Nov 2014 (East Java, Indonesia) (Photo: Andi / VolcanoDiscovery Indonesia)
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Mon, 30 Jan - Sun, 5 Feb, 2017
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Erupting Klyuchevskoy volcano, Kamchatka, with the new lava flow (Sep 2013) (Photo: Sergey Krasnoshchokov)
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Mon, 6 Feb - Sun, 12 Feb, 2017
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Eruption of Yasur volcano, Vanuatu (Photo: mlyvers)
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Mon, 13 Feb - Sun, 19 Feb, 2017
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Lightning generated by electrical discharge within the ash column during Eyjafjallajökull's eruption on 16 April 2010 (Photo: marcofulle)
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Mon, 20 Feb - Sun, 26 Feb, 2017
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Dry volcanic landscape in the southern part of El Hierro, Canary islands (Photo: Janka)
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Mon, 27 Feb - Sun, 5 Mar, 2017
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The eruption plume from Etna's paroxysm on 28 Feb 2013 drifting to the east. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 6 Mar - Sun, 12 Mar, 2017
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Powerful eruption of Stromboli volcano in May 2013 as seen from the Sciara viewpoint. (Photo: mlyvers)
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Mon, 13 Mar - Sun, 19 Mar, 2017
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A volcano near Khaybar in a remote part of Saudi Arabia. (Photo: Paul Nicholson)
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Mon, 20 Mar - Sun, 26 Mar, 2017
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Black Lake at Dallol (Ethiopia) (Photo: Roland Gerth)
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Mon, 27 Mar - Sun, 2 Apr, 2017
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Entering Heimaey harbour in the evening sun, Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland (Photo: Janka)
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Mon, 3 Apr - Sun, 9 Apr, 2017
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Vulcanian eruption at Colima volcano with lightning on 26 Jan 2017 (Photo: Hernando Rivera)
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Mon, 10 Apr - Sun, 16 Apr, 2017
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Strong strombolian activity from Etna's New SE crater 28 Feb 2017 evening (Photo: Emanuela / VolcanoDiscovery Italia)
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Mon, 17 Apr - Sun, 23 Apr, 2017
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View towards Rakata island (Photo: Uwe Ehlers / geoart.eu)
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Mon, 24 Apr - Sun, 30 Apr, 2017
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A small eruption of Colima volcano at twilight, Mexico, Feb 2017 (Photo: Ivana Dorn)
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Mon, 1 May - Sun, 7 May, 2017
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Close view of spattering at the breached rim of the overflowing lava lake and the lava river. (Photo: Paul Reichert)
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Mon, 8 May - Sun, 14 May, 2017
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Sulfur whirlpool in one of the Kelimutu crater lakes. (Photo: mlyvers)
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Mon, 15 May - Sun, 21 May, 2017
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Zoom onto the lava flow with the ash plume from the pyroclastic flow (Photo: roland)
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Mon, 22 May - Sun, 28 May, 2017
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Active hornitos in Erta Ale's north crater, 30 Dec 2016 (Photo: Jens-Wolfram Erben)
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Mon, 29 May - Sun, 4 Jun, 2017
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Eruption at Yasur (Photo: Yashmin Chebli)
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Mon, 5 Jun - Sun, 11 Jun, 2017
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Lava was moving at several meters per second speed. (Photo: Paul Reichert)
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Mon, 12 Jun - Sun, 18 Jun, 2017
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A barrage of bombs hits the water, some quite far from the shore. (Photo: Iris Karinkanta)
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Mon, 19 Jun - Sun, 25 Jun, 2017
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As morning approaches, the intense red and yellow light of the lava once again mixes with the blue of the sky, creating a unique spectacle. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 26 Jun - Sun, 2 Jul, 2017
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Sunset over an eruptive column from Volcán de Colima. The picture was taken on November 28, 2015 next to La Yerbabuena village, 8 km SW from the volcano (Photo: PepCabré)
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Mon, 3 Jul - Sun, 9 Jul, 2017
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Fish-eye view over Rinjani's caldera with erupting Barujari cone on 21 Nov 2015 evening (Lombok, Indonesia) (Photo: Martin Rietze)
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Mon, 10 Jul - Sun, 16 Jul, 2017
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Blue hour setting over Strombolicchio islet with its lighthouse. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 17 Jul - Sun, 23 Jul, 2017
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Etna, 15 May 2015 - Lava emission from a eruptive fissure lying low on the northeast side of the NSEC (Photo: Giuseppe Graziano Barone)
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Mon, 24 Jul - Sun, 30 Jul, 2017
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Full moon above Soputan volcano (Photo: Thomas Spinner)
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Mon, 31 Jul - Sun, 6 Aug, 2017
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Etna - Crater of 2001 eruption (Monte Escrivá or Cratere di Piano del Lago) (Photo: Giuseppe Graziano Barone)
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Mon, 7 Aug - Sun, 13 Aug, 2017
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Fogo Volcano (Cape Verde) 
2014-2015 eruption (23 November 2014 to 08 February 2015).Image taken December 4, 19h 20m local time. 14 56 35 N, 24 21 20 W.
Mario Moreira mario.aa.moreira@gmail.com (Photo: MarioMoreira)
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Mon, 14 Aug - Sun, 20 Aug, 2017
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Explosion at 19:33 (UTC) on 27 Sep (or 04:33 JST on 28 Sep). (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 21 Aug - Sun, 27 Aug, 2017
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A tree stump in the petrified forest of Lesbos island, Greece (Photo: Janka)
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Mon, 28 Aug - Sun, 3 Sep, 2017
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I took this photo in the middle of the night at the edge of the Puu Oo volcano crater, admiring the boiling lava lake, Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii, US. (c)
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Mon, 4 Sep - Sun, 10 Sep, 2017
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Stromboli volcano in eruption on 5 July 2012 (Photo: LaurentLupini)
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Mon, 11 Sep - Sun, 17 Sep, 2017
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Around 3:30 am on 27 Dec 2015, a stronger explosion occurs at the summit of the active  "Caliente" lava dome of Santiaguito.
The eruption originates in similar strength from two adjacent vents. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 18 Sep - Sun, 24 Sep, 2017
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Ash plume from Colima with full moon behind (Photo: Hernando Rivera)
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Mon, 25 Sep - Sun, 1 Oct, 2017
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Ijen's blue flames (Photo: Uwe Ehlers / geoart.eu)
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Mon, 2 Oct - Sun, 8 Oct, 2017
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Sunrise over the great salt lake Assale near Dallol (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 9 Oct - Sun, 15 Oct, 2017
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Eruption of Bromo volcano behind the Hindu temple (Photo: Jorge Santos)
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Mon, 16 Oct - Sun, 22 Oct, 2017
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v1_hp1.jpg (Photo: Richard Roscoe)
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Mon, 23 Oct - Sun, 29 Oct, 2017
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Eruption from the central crater at Stromboli volcano (June 2012) (Photo: Marc Szlegat / www.vulkane.net)
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Mon, 30 Oct - Sun, 5 Nov, 2017
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Moonset and the lava flow (2) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 6 Nov - Sun, 12 Nov, 2017
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Strombolian activity at Etna's SE crater in October 2006. The lights of Catania in the background. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 13 Nov - Sun, 19 Nov, 2017
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Powerful strombolian eruption at Fuego volcano, Guatemala (Photo: Yashmin Chebli)
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Mon, 20 Nov - Sun, 26 Nov, 2017
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Dusk at Rakata with view to Anak Krakatau (Photo: Uwe Ehlers / geoart.eu)
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Mon, 27 Nov - Sun, 3 Dec, 2017
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Pyrite crystals from Paliohori beach / Milos island (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
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Mon, 4 Dec - Sun, 10 Dec, 2017
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Pravčická brána, Europe's largest natural sandstone arch, and in the background Rùžovský vrch, an ancient extinct basaltic volcano and the highest mountain (619 m) in the Bohemian Switzerland east of the River Elbe in the Czech Republic (Photo: Janka)
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Mon, 11 Dec - Sun, 17 Dec, 2017
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Tall lava fountain from the New SE crater during the 27 April 2013 paroxysm of Etna volcano (Photo: Martin Rietze)
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Mon, 18 Dec - Sun, 24 Dec, 2017
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Colima Mexico Volcano last night after one little explosion, Dec. 09 at 03:47 UTC. (Photo: Tapiro)
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Mon, 25 Dec - Sun, 31 Dec, 2017
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Semeru's active lava dome in late Nov 2014 (East Java, Indonesia) (Photo: Andi / VolcanoDiscovery Indonesia)
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Mon, 1 Jan - Sun, 7 Jan, 2018
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Front of a pyroclastic flow from Montserrat's Soufrière Hills volcano (Photo: marcofulle)
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Mon, 8 Jan - Sun, 14 Jan, 2018
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Zoom onto an exploding lava bubble about 10 m across. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 15 Jan - Sun, 21 Jan, 2018
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