Strombolian eruptions

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A powerful explosion of a large magma bubble shoots out of the NE crater. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
A powerful explosion of a large magma bubble shoots out of the NE crater. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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The erupting crater of Yasur volcano under a moon- and starlit sky. The torch of a distant observer on the opposite rim looks like a second moon. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The erupting crater of Yasur volcano under a moon- and starlit sky. The torch of a distant observer ... [info]
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Fireworks at Stromboli volcano, Italy. The photo was taken in spring 2009 and shows an explosion from Stromboli's NE crater in the evening twilight. In the first half of 2009 in particular, this crater was in spectacular, vigorous activity. It had quickly built a tall cone, changing and dominating the crater terrace of Stromboli, and although more changes have happened, it is still one of the main features of the crater today. 
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Fireworks at Stromboli volcano, Italy. The photo was taken in spring 2009 and shows an explosion fro... [info]
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Powerful strombolian explosion from Sakurajima volcano, Japan, at 13:48 UTC on 27 Sep 2013 (22:48 local time) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Powerful strombolian explosion from Sakurajima volcano, Japan, at 13:48 UTC on 27 Sep 2013 (22:48 lo... [info]
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Another extremely strong eruption sends bombs more than 500m, many towards the Bastimento and Pizzo and beyond. The outer slopes of the NE crater are completely covered with incandescent lava bombs. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Another extremely strong eruption sends bombs more than 500m, many towards the Bastimento and Pizzo ... [info]
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Eruption at Stromboli volcano hitting the moon... (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Eruption at Stromboli volcano hitting the moon... (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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A powerful vulcanian-type explosion shakes the ground. Many incandescent bombs are thrown many hundreds of meters into the night sky, and many of them land outside the crater. Note, that most blocks are actually NOT glowing, making a further approach to Bromo quite dangerous. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
A powerful vulcanian-type explosion shakes the ground. Many incandescent bombs are thrown many hundr... [info]
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A strong strombolian eruption from Batu Tara in the evening of 25 Nov 2012. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
A strong strombolian eruption from Batu Tara in the evening of 25 Nov 2012. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Markus, George and Marco observing the activity. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Markus, George and Marco observing the activity. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Unusually powerful eruption at Stromboli volcano as seen on April 4, 2009 - bombs are reaching the Pizzo area (where visitors usually observe the volcano). The decision to temporarily close access to the summit was certainly right.  (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Unusually powerful eruption at Stromboli volcano as seen on April 4, 2009 - bombs are reaching the P... [info]
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Powerful strombolian eruption; some blocks become first visible when they leave the black ash cloud. (Anak Krakatau) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Powerful strombolian eruption; some blocks become first visible when they leave the black ash cloud.... [info]
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Powerful explosion of a liquid lava bubble from the outward-facing vent of the NE crater cone. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Powerful explosion of a liquid lava bubble from the outward-facing vent of the NE crater cone. (Phot... [info]
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Powerful strombolian explosion throwing glowing bombs out of the crater and some over the viewer's observation point. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Powerful strombolian explosion throwing glowing bombs out of the crater and some over the viewer's o... [info]
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Powerful explosion from the southern vent of Yasur volcano in the evening twilight  (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Powerful explosion from the southern vent of Yasur volcano in the evening twilight (Photo: Tom Pfei... [info]
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Sometimes, much more powerful explosions take place, throwing bombs all over the cone and beyond, dangerously close. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Sometimes, much more powerful explosions take place, throwing bombs all over the cone and beyond, da... [info]
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Eruptions at all vents at the same time: NW vent (l), the central vent erupting a fountain-like jet (centre) and the vents on the huge cone in the NE crater erupting. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Eruptions at all vents at the same time: NW vent (l), the central vent erupting a fountain-like jet ... [info]
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Bright strombolian eruption at Etna's SE crater in June 2001. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Bright strombolian eruption at Etna's SE crater in June 2001. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Strombolian activity at Etna's SE crater in October 2006. The lights of Catania in the background. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Strombolian activity at Etna's SE crater in October 2006. The lights of Catania in the background. (... [info]
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A powerful night-time explosion showers the whole cone and the older crater rim with glowing bombs. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
A powerful night-time explosion showers the whole cone and the older crater rim with glowing bombs. ... [info]
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Powerful explosion from Stromboli's NE crater on 30 Dec 2012 (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Powerful explosion from Stromboli's NE crater on 30 Dec 2012 (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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