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Etna volcano summit craters in Oct 2014

Unusually good weather and wind conditions allowed our group on the recent tour to Etna and Stromboli to make a complete loop around Etna's summit craters on 11 Oct 2014.
If you are interested in a tour to Etna, have a look here.
Since the re-opening of the summit craters (with official guides only), on good days, it can become quite crowded up here... (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Since the re-opening of the summit craters (with official guides only), on good days, it can become ... [info]
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Emanuela - VolcanoDiscovery's Etna specialist (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Emanuela - VolcanoDiscovery's Etna specialist (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Group on the northern rim of Bocca Nuova (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Group on the northern rim of Bocca Nuova (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Powerful fumaroles on the northern rim between Bocca Nuova and Voragine (Central crater)  (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Powerful fumaroles on the northern rim between Bocca Nuova and Voragine (Central crater) (Photo: To... [info]
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Sulfur deposits (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Sulfur deposits (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Voragine central crater from the N (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Voragine central crater from the N (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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The central crater, Voragine, of Etna. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The central crater, Voragine, of Etna. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Walking on the northern rim of the central crater towards the NE crater (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Walking on the northern rim of the central crater towards the NE crater (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Looking into the NE crater (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Looking into the NE crater (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Unusually clear view of the interior of the NE crater. Every few minutes, detonations from deep-seated explosions can be heard (and felt). (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Unusually clear view of the interior of the NE crater. Every few minutes, detonations from deep-seat... [info]
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Faith taking photos of the NE crater (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Faith taking photos of the NE crater (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Most of the inner crater walls of the NE crater are covered by yellow sulfur deposits, result of constant degassing. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Most of the inner crater walls of the NE crater are covered by yellow sulfur deposits, result of con... [info]
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View from NE crater towards W over Voragine and Bocca Nuova in the background (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
View from NE crater towards W over Voragine and Bocca Nuova in the background (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Descending from NE crater; the New NE crater in the left background. Today, only sporadic ash emissions were seen from it. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Descending from NE crater; the New NE crater in the left background. Today, only sporadic ash emissi... [info]
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The old (r) and New SE crater (l) seen from the eastern rim of the central crater. A person on the rim of the old NE crater is just a tiny dot. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The old (r) and New SE crater (l) seen from the eastern rim of the central crater. A person on the r... [info]
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View from the south onto the eastern pit crater inside Bocca Nuova (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
View from the south onto the eastern pit crater inside Bocca Nuova (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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