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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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Erupting Semeru volcano at night (March 2004) - a small explosion expels incandescent bombs that roll down its southern flank. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 22 Jan - Sun, 28 Jan, 2018
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Lava fountains from Nyamuragira volcano (DR Congo) in Nov 2011 (Photo: Gian Schachenmann)
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Mon, 29 Jan - Sun, 4 Feb, 2018
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Pyroclastic deposits at the beach E of Cape Balos, Santorini, September 2008 (Photo: Ingrid)
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Mon, 5 Feb - Sun, 11 Feb, 2018
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Lava tube, Gruta das Torres, Pico Island, Acores (Photo: WNomad)
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Mon, 12 Feb - Sun, 18 Feb, 2018
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Pahoehoe lava "sphere". (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 19 Feb - Sun, 25 Feb, 2018
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Eruption at Yasur volcano, Vanuatu (Photo: Guy Franquinet)
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Mon, 26 Feb - Sun, 4 Mar, 2018
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Evening view of the ephemeral vent and the open lava channel, with Bocca Nuova (l) summit crater and the SE crater complex (r) in the background. (Photo: Emanuela / VolcanoDiscovery Italia)
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Mon, 5 Mar - Sun, 11 Mar, 2018
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Bouquet of several smaller individual jets of lava fragments and steam. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 12 Mar - Sun, 18 Mar, 2018
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Kilauea Lava Hose by day. (Photo: KatSpruth)
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Mon, 19 Mar - Sun, 25 Mar, 2018
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Longer exposure of Sakurajima night eruption with abundant volcanic lightning. (Photo: mlyvers)
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Mon, 26 Mar - Sun, 1 Apr, 2018
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Geometric pattern of the thin black crust on the lava lake´s surface that is continuously broken apart by heat and degassing from the underlying liquid lava. (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
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Mon, 2 Apr - Sun, 8 Apr, 2018
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Zoom onto the lava channel's center (Photo: Emanuela / VolcanoDiscovery Italia)
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Mon, 9 Apr - Sun, 15 Apr, 2018
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Moonless night over the Danakil desert looking north towards Polaris standing low above the horizon. The glow of distant Erta Ale volcano is visible in the right. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 16 Apr - Sun, 22 Apr, 2018
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Eruption at Stromboli volcano hitting the moon... (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 23 Apr - Sun, 29 Apr, 2018
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A large steam ring at night with the erupting New SE crater and the starry sky above Valle del Bove. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 30 Apr - Sun, 6 May, 2018
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Eyjafjallajökull, Iceland, 8 May 2010 - phreatomagmatic explosions with cock's tail jets of lava bombs (Photo: Martin Rietze)
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Mon, 7 May - Sun, 13 May, 2018
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The lava lake and the moon setting above the distant silhouette of Mauna Loa shield volcano. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 14 May - Sun, 20 May, 2018
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The western crater has two vents; the one to the N (right), a narrow glowing hole, sometimes erupts strong vertical jets of lava, accompanied by detonation sounds. This one is relatively large and ejects lava bombs to more than 200 m. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 21 May - Sun, 27 May, 2018
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Powerful strombolian eruption; some blocks become first visible when they leave the black ash cloud. (Anak Krakatau) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 28 May - Sun, 3 Jun, 2018
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Vesuvius volcano aerial (June 2017) (Photo: Martin Rietze)
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Mon, 4 Jun - Sun, 10 Jun, 2018
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Alien landscapes at Dallol (c)
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Mon, 11 Jun - Sun, 17 Jun, 2018
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Lava lake inside Kilauea volcano's West Gap crater. The whole crust covering the lake has just been overturned, exposing the red hot glowing interior. hawaii_e7837 (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 18 Jun - Sun, 24 Jun, 2018
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23 Feb early dawn: during the night, the lava flow activity seemed to have increased; at times, the flows are incandescent over their whole length. View is from the south. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 25 Jun - Sun, 1 Jul, 2018
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A lava fountain, still maintaining the shape of the bubble producing it, in plain sunlight. Note the heat blur of the lake's surface in the background. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 2 Jul - Sun, 8 Jul, 2018
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The most beautiful lava dome of Methana: Kosona lava dome. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
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Mon, 9 Jul - Sun, 15 Jul, 2018
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Close up of the edge of the active lava lake now deep down in the south crater of Erta Ale's summit caldera (c)
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Mon, 16 Jul - Sun, 22 Jul, 2018
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Chapel at Plaka, built into the white pumice tuff from the 1613 BC Minoan eruption. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 23 Jul - Sun, 29 Jul, 2018
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Small pyroclastic flow from Krakatau (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 30 Jul - Sun, 5 Aug, 2018
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Another perfect ring in the sky. Its diameter is probably about 100 meters. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 6 Aug - Sun, 12 Aug, 2018
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Giant petrified tree about 5 m in diameter on Lesbos island, Greece (July 2011) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 13 Aug - Sun, 19 Aug, 2018
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Observing active Krakatau in the evening (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 20 Aug - Sun, 26 Aug, 2018
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Sometimes the lava fountain consists of several jets in multiple directions at once. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 27 Aug - Sun, 2 Sep, 2018
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View of the immense, 2 km wide summit crater, a small caldera surrounded by steep walls 4-500 m deep. It reminds a lot of Nyiragongo. The recent eruption has covered the whole floor with fresh lava and built a large cinder cone in the SE part (view is from the north). (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 3 Sep - Sun, 9 Sep, 2018
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Ijen-Two miners on a rotating share/basis are always on duty tending the fires (Photo: jorge)
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Mon, 10 Sep - Sun, 16 Sep, 2018
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Karangetang side lit by the setting moon (Photo: Thomas Spinner)
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Mon, 17 Sep - Sun, 23 Sep, 2018
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Another small eruption at dusk of 11 June. The sea below is completely calm. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 24 Sep - Sun, 30 Sep, 2018
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Strombolian explosion from Barujari cone and reflection on Segara Anak crater lake (Rinjani volcano eruption, Nov 2015, Lombok, Indonesia) (Photo: Martin Rietze)
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Mon, 1 Oct - Sun, 7 Oct, 2018
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View to Bromo and Semeru at sunrise, East Java (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
1288 Hits
Mon, 8 Oct - Sun, 14 Oct, 2018
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A stronger eruption sends many bombs against and over the vertical eastern crater wall. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 15 Oct - Sun, 21 Oct, 2018
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Etna's paroxysm from Voragine crater on 4 Dec 2015, seen from Cesarò (Photo: Giuseppe Famiani)
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Mon, 22 Oct - Sun, 28 Oct, 2018
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Sunrise over the salt lake. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 29 Oct - Sun, 4 Nov, 2018
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Incandescent rockfall down flank of lava dome of Shiveluch volcano, Kamchatka (Oct 2013) (Photo: Richard Roscoe)
2042 Hits
Mon, 5 Nov - Sun, 11 Nov, 2018
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eruption and ashfall at tavurvur (Rabaul) 2011 (Photo: Tom222)
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Mon, 12 Nov - Sun, 18 Nov, 2018
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Lava fountain and flow from the Tolbachik eruption in 2012-13, Kamchatka, Russia (Photo: Alexander Lobashevsky)
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Mon, 19 Nov - Sun, 25 Nov, 2018
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Aerial view of salt deposits and a large acid pond near Assale salt lake and Dallol (c)
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Mon, 26 Nov - Sun, 2 Dec, 2018
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The contact between the metamorphic basement and volcanic rocks (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 3 Dec - Sun, 9 Dec, 2018
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Lightning in the eruption ash column of an explosion of Anak Krakatau (Nov 2010) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 10 Dec - Sun, 16 Dec, 2018
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Typical "normal" strombolian eruption from a vent of the NW crater at night. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 17 Dec - Sun, 23 Dec, 2018
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Wide-angle view of a pyroclastic flow generated by partial collapse of the cone and the opening of a fissure during the 27 April paroxysm at Etna volcano (Photo: Martin Rietze)
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Mon, 24 Dec - Sun, 30 Dec, 2018
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Zoom onto the rotating steam ring. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 31 Dec - Sun, 6 Jan, 2019
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View from the basecamp at night, at 2750 m elevation near the end of the vegetation, illuminated by a campfire. A spectacular view to the NW over densely populated Java with the silhouette of Argopuro volcano (in the left). (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 7 Jan - Sun, 13 Jan, 2019
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The explosion throws out a shower of incandescent bombs and a dense ash cloud. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 14 Jan - Sun, 20 Jan, 2019
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Popocatepetl is one of Mexico's most active volcanoes and also part of an Aztec legend, a warrior who fell in love with a young woman (Iztaccihuatl) who died while he was away in battle. He is said to be still mourning for her.

Popocatepetl is located more or less 40 miles southeast of Mexico City. (Photo: RGoadPhotography)
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Mon, 21 Jan - Sun, 27 Jan, 2019
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