Danakil expedition Nov-Dec 08, part I: Erta Ale volcano

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The lava lake seen from above (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The lava lake seen from above (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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The typical activity of the lava lake with a stable fountain on its western rim. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The typical activity of the lava lake with a stable fountain on its western rim. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffe... [info]
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The sun is just about to rise above the horizon. The lava lake is mostly crusted over and the dry weather makes for a very clear view onto the lake. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The sun is just about to rise above the horizon. The lava lake is mostly crusted over and the dry we... [info]
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The morning sun illuminates the caldera walls orange. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The morning sun illuminates the caldera walls orange. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Observers on the crater rim, illuminated by the glow of the lava lake in the evening. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Observers on the crater rim, illuminated by the glow of the lava lake in the evening. (Photo: Tom Pf... [info]
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Vertical view onto the lava lake in the evening showing a typical scene of activity: 3 areas at the lake shore are moderately fountaining and several rifts occur on the surface of the lake, driven by internal convection of the magma. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Vertical view onto the lava lake in the evening showing a typical scene of activity: 3 areas at the ... [info]
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The surface of the lava lake in the evening, when the rift zones are starting to glow red, revealing fresh magma welling up. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The surface of the lava lake in the evening, when the rift zones are starting to glow red, revealing... [info]
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View over the active lava lake (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
View over the active lava lake (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Evening view onto the south crater; some observers are small dots on the crater rim. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Evening view onto the south crater; some observers are small dots on the crater rim. (Photo: Tom Pfe... [info]
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The illuminated crater walls in the evening (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The illuminated crater walls in the evening (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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As it grows darker, the glow becomes more impressive and our groups starts to gather for countless hours of night-time observations. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
As it grows darker, the glow becomes more impressive and our groups starts to gather for countless h... [info]
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Violent fountaining starts from the northern margin of the lava lake at sunset. (Photo: Steve Hunt)
Violent fountaining starts from the northern margin of the lava lake at sunset. (Photo: Steve Hunt) [info]
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Strong fountaining from the northern margin of the lake makes a great firework, throwing spatter high above the lower crater rim. Many lava clots land outside of the lake. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Strong fountaining from the northern margin of the lake makes a great firework, throwing spatter hig... [info]
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The fountaining looks like strombolian activity! (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The fountaining looks like strombolian activity! (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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A night-time fountain on the western shore of the lake (Photo: Steve Hunt)
A night-time fountain on the western shore of the lake (Photo: Steve Hunt) [info]
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Most of us gather on the western rim, to enjoy the spectacular fountaining at night. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Most of us gather on the western rim, to enjoy the spectacular fountaining at night. (Photo: Tom Pfe... [info]
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