Krakatau volcano: eruption Oct 2018 - strombolian activity

Much of the activity of Krakatau we observed could be best described as mild to strong stormbolian activity always rich in ash, occurring at irregular intervals of few minutes to few tens of minutes:
Very ash-rich strombolian activity in the afternoon of 13 Oct 2018.  (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Very ash-rich strombolian activity in the afternoon of 13 Oct 2018. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Explosions with ash plumes rising a few hundred meters, but only few bombs onto the slopes of the cone continue for several hours. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Explosions with ash plumes rising a few hundred meters, but only few bombs onto the slopes of the co... [info]
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Strong strombolian eruption after sunset seen from Rakata island (13 Ocrt 2018) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Strong strombolian eruption after sunset seen from Rakata island (13 Ocrt 2018) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer... [info]
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Strombolian eruption with the quarter moon above. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Strombolian eruption with the quarter moon above. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Moderate strombolian eruption with lightning in the ash plume and the setting moon (13 Oct). (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Moderate strombolian eruption with lightning in the ash plume and the setting moon (13 Oct). (Photo:... [info]
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Mild strombolian activity occurred throughout the afternoon and evening of 14 Oct, here seen from a viewpoint near the southern tip of the 2013 lava flow of Anak Krakatau. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Mild strombolian activity occurred throughout the afternoon and evening of 14 Oct, here seen from a ... [info]
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Moderately strong strombolian eruption in the evening of 14 Oct. One of our group (Andrey) is in the lower foreground with his camera and tripod. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Moderately strong strombolian eruption in the evening of 14 Oct. One of our group (Andrey) is in the... [info]
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Stronger strombolian activity remained rare on this evening. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Stronger strombolian activity remained rare on this evening. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Mild strombolian activity, but rich in ash. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Mild strombolian activity, but rich in ash. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Small and sometimes larger lightning was frequently observed in the ash plumes. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Small and sometimes larger lightning was frequently observed in the ash plumes. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer... [info]
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Small strombolian eruption with many small lightnings. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Small strombolian eruption with many small lightnings. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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The typical weak strombolian activity only rarely ejected blocks outside the crater. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The typical weak strombolian activity only rarely ejected blocks outside the crater. (Photo: Tom Pfe... [info]
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A stronger eruption throws many bombs onto the southeastern slope of the summit crater (14 Oct evening). (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
A stronger eruption throws many bombs onto the southeastern slope of the summit crater (14 Oct eveni... [info]
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Moderate strombolian activity. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Moderate strombolian activity. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Strombolian activity ejecting many bombs at flat angles. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Strombolian activity ejecting many bombs at flat angles. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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WIde-angle view of the scene before returning to camp (night of 14-15 Oct). (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
WIde-angle view of the scene before returning to camp (night of 14-15 Oct). (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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