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Sunrise over Lake Atitlán with Atitlán and Toliman volcanoes in the background (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 28 Dec - Sun, 3 Jan, 2021
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Strombolian eruption from the 2900 m vent near Etna's SE crater (July 2001 flank eruption). (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 4 Jan - Sun, 10 Jan, 2021
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Batok, Bromo and Semeru (c)
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Mon, 11 Jan - Sun, 17 Jan, 2021
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"Erupting" salt spring (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 18 Jan - Sun, 24 Jan, 2021
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A pahoehoe lava flow from Kilauea volcano. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 25 Jan - Sun, 31 Jan, 2021
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Peter and Philip watching the activity. The ash cloud is drifting to the west, making it rain more ash there... (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 1 Feb - Sun, 7 Feb, 2021
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A powerful vulcanian-type explosion shakes the ground. Many incandescent bombs are thrown many hundreds of meters into the night sky, and many of them land outside the crater. Note, that most blocks are actually NOT glowing, making a further approach to Bromo quite dangerous. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 8 Feb - Sun, 14 Feb, 2021
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On the crater rim of Vesuvius volcano, with steaming vents in the background. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 15 Feb - Sun, 21 Feb, 2021
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From time to time, large gas bubbles explode at the N rim of the lava lake. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 22 Feb - Sun, 28 Feb, 2021
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Kawah Ijen acid crater lake (East Java, Indonesia) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 1 Mar - Sun, 7 Mar, 2021
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Hummocky landscape at the southern feet of Colima, deposits of the youngest debris avalanche affecting the southern sector, probably about 4300 years ago. Hummocks are irregular, very large (tens of meters in size), still coherent pieces from the collapsed part of the volcano deposited during the landslide. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 8 Mar - Sun, 14 Mar, 2021
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The summit caldera of Tambora volcano (Sumbawa Island, Indonesia), formed during the 1815 eruption (Photo: ThomasH)
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Mon, 15 Mar - Sun, 21 Mar, 2021
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Ash column rising from Merapi volcano during Oct 2010. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 22 Mar - Sun, 28 Mar, 2021
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The summit caldera of Tambora volcano (Sumbawa Island, Indonesia), formed during the 1815 eruption (Photo: ThomasH)
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Mon, 29 Mar - Sun, 4 Apr, 2021
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The lava lake of Erta Ale volcano, Ethiopia, at dusk (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 5 Apr - Sun, 11 Apr, 2021
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The new lava dome inside Kelud's crater, consisting of two major parts. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 12 Apr - Sun, 18 Apr, 2021
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Evening strombolian eruption from the new crater. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 19 Apr - Sun, 25 Apr, 2021
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23 Feb evening: no significant changes were observed. The lava flows remain very active in their upper parts. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 26 Apr - Sun, 2 May, 2021
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Strombolian activity at Yasur volcano (Tanna Island, Vanuatu)  (Photo: Yashmin Chebli)
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Mon, 3 May - Sun, 9 May, 2021
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Bocca Nuova crater rim (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 10 May - Sun, 16 May, 2021
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Skeletons of trees killed by pyroclastic flows about 3-5 years ago remind us that it's not a good idea to stay very long at this place. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 17 May - Sun, 23 May, 2021
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Lava rocks containing olivine can be found on some black sand beaches of Lanzarote, Canary islands (Photo: Janka)
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Mon, 24 May - Sun, 30 May, 2021
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Small explosive activity; during the night of 25-26 Feb, the explosions become more frequent, and later decrease again. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 31 May - Sun, 6 Jun, 2021
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3. Crater Of Volcan Acatenango  3993m, Guatemala. (Photo: Jay Ramji)
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Mon, 7 Jun - Sun, 13 Jun, 2021
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Wide-angle view of Kelut's lava dome inside the crater. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 14 Jun - Sun, 20 Jun, 2021
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Two members from our group, Michel from Belgium and filmmaker Michael from Canada watching and photographing and filming the lava lake. The scene taken in extreme wide angle is illuminated by the strong glow from the lava and the light of the moon. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 21 Jun - Sun, 27 Jun, 2021
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Burning fumarole at night. (Photo: Andi Rosadi)
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Mon, 28 Jun - Sun, 4 Jul, 2021
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Kelut's active lava dome in Nov 2007. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 5 Jul - Sun, 11 Jul, 2021
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Powerful explosion of a liquid lava bubble from the outward-facing vent of the NE crater cone. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 12 Jul - Sun, 18 Jul, 2021
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Ijen-The solidified sulphur is then broken into pieces for the miners to carry to the kantor, some 3km away (Photo: jorge)
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Mon, 19 Jul - Sun, 25 Jul, 2021
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And a minute later, the western vent does the same... (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 26 Jul - Sun, 1 Aug, 2021
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The solidified plug of an old cinder cone (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 2 Aug - Sun, 8 Aug, 2021
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The helicopter keeps the engine running while we unload everything to return as soon as possible, before the weather worsens; fortunately, the rotor blades are at safe height. Karymsky volcano in the background emits a dense steam plume, while the sky is already covered with dense clouds. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 9 Aug - Sun, 15 Aug, 2021
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Spattering in the evening - lava colors are nicest now... (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 16 Aug - Sun, 22 Aug, 2021
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Sunset over Plaka and Tripiti (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 23 Aug - Sun, 29 Aug, 2021
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Soon, almost all of the cone's flanks is covered by impacts of falling bombs. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 30 Aug - Sun, 5 Sep, 2021
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Aerial view towards the SW over the active cone and the lava flow. Reykjanes southern coastline is visible in the background. (Photo: World-Geographic)
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Mon, 6 Sep - Sun, 12 Sep, 2021
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Monitoring instruments at Solfatara volcano (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 13 Sep - Sun, 19 Sep, 2021
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Beginning of a lava fountaining phase in the late evening. (Photo: World-Geographic)
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Mon, 20 Sep - Sun, 26 Sep, 2021
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Karymsky Volcano glowing at dusk. (Photo: mlyvers)
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Mon, 27 Sep - Sun, 3 Oct, 2021
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The volcanic hot springs of Methana - the former Royal Spa (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 4 Oct - Sun, 10 Oct, 2021
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Very strong explosions occur during the morning of 17 Oct, sometimes sending blocks into the sea. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 11 Oct - Sun, 17 Oct, 2021
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Lava flowing into the sea from Kilauea volcano, Hawaii (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 18 Oct - Sun, 24 Oct, 2021
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Pyroclastic flow at Sinabung volcano, Sumatra, Indonesia (Jan 2014) (Photo: Marc Szlegat / www.vulkane.net)
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Mon, 25 Oct - Sun, 31 Oct, 2021
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At night, the lava lake reminds of abstract drawings. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 1 Nov - Sun, 7 Nov, 2021
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Strong vulcanian eruption at Krakatau volcano in Nov 2018 (Photo: Axel Timm)
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Mon, 8 Nov - Sun, 14 Nov, 2021
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View of the northern caldera basin with a meadow of daisies in front. (c)
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Mon, 15 Nov - Sun, 21 Nov, 2021
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Sunrise on 16 July. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mon, 22 Nov - Sun, 28 Nov, 2021
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Alaid stratovolcano, Atlasof Island, Northern Kuriles (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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