Clear weather allowed excellent views onto the lava flows from the effusive vent and the lava flows on the Sciara on 5 March. All photos here were taken from the 400 m viewpoint, located at about the same elevation as the vent.
Marco and Mimmo at the 400 m viewpoint.
View on the Sciara and the crater.
The two branches of the lava flow on the Sciara.
The 400 m vent in daylight.
Rockfalls behing the lava flows. (1)
Rockfalls behing the lava flows. (2)
Bright sky and Salina, Filicudi and Alicudi Islands in the background.
Zoom onto the effusive vent.
The fast-moving lava flow branches into two arms.
3 lava channels.
Sunset on the sea. (1)
Sunset on the sea. (2)
Dust from rockfalls behind the lava flows.
The lava flows after sunset.
Brachning flow arms.
Red glow from the lava flows. (1)
Red glow from the lava flows. (2)
Lava flows on the Sciara del Fuoco in twilight.
Lava flows on the Sciara del Fuoco and the sea.
Marco taking pictures of the scene.
Visitors at the viewpoint at night.
The 400m effusive vent.
Seagulls and the lava flow.
Lava flows at night.
Red lava glow on the Sciara.