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Krakatau volcano (Indonesia): Anak Krakatau in July 2012

Impressions from our Krakatau volcano expedition in July 2012.
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The crater of Anak Krakatau as seen in early July from the eastern rim. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The crater of Anak Krakatau as seen in early July from the eastern rim. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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The lava dome had disappeared, unfortunately. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The lava dome had disappeared, unfortunately. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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In the place of the Jan-May lava dome was a twin shallow pit crater surrounded by hot ground with extensive fumarole deposits. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
In the place of the Jan-May lava dome was a twin shallow pit crater surrounded by hot ground with ex... [info]
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A number of new hydrothermal iron-rich submarine vents were observed in some bays on the western and southern shore. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
A number of new hydrothermal iron-rich submarine vents were observed in some bays on the western and... [info]
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Full moon rise from the crater rim. (Photo: Andi Rosadi)
Full moon rise from the crater rim. (Photo: Andi Rosadi) [info]
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Strong degassing from the pit craters. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Strong degassing from the pit craters. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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It was difficult to photograph the crater because most of the time it was filled with gas. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
It was difficult to photograph the crater because most of the time it was filled with gas. (Photo: T... [info]
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Yellow sunlight filtered by the setting sun. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Yellow sunlight filtered by the setting sun. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Bluish light starts to fill the crater. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Bluish light starts to fill the crater. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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At night, there were a few glowing spots in the wall behind the crater and from a small fumarole at a block in front of it. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
At night, there were a few glowing spots in the wall behind the crater and from a small fumarole at ... [info]
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Discolored water and Rakata in the background. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Discolored water and Rakata in the background. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Ash deposits from Surtseyan and strombolian activity in the first decades of Anak Krakatau's life (1920s) are exposed and constantly being eroded on the south coast. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Ash deposits from Surtseyan and strombolian activity in the first decades of Anak Krakatau's life (1... [info]
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Coastal erosion brings large trees down. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Coastal erosion brings large trees down. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Low tide. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Low tide. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Looking towards Rakata Island, the largest remnant of the pre-1883 Krakatau island. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Looking towards Rakata Island, the largest remnant of the pre-1883 Krakatau island. (Photo: Tom Pfei... [info]
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Strange light conditions at sunset. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Strange light conditions at sunset. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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