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Claude, Olivier and Paul watch the activity of the lava lake. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Claude, Olivier and Paul watch the activity of the lava lake. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Danakil expedition Nov-Dec 2009: expedition on Erta Ale
Erta Ale volcano's lava lake back in Nov 2009.  
The red glow of the lava illuminates the crater walls under the blue sky of dusk. A small group of observers is on the left crater rim. 
During the past 7 years, the lava lake has gradually risen. As of now (Dec 2016), the lava lake has completely filled the pit crater and constructed a new shield by ongoing overflows.  (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Erta Ale volcano's lava lake back in Nov 2009.
The red glow of the lava illuminates the crater walls under the blue sky of dusk. A small group of observers is on ...
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Image found in Erta Ale volcano: November 2009
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Liquid lava floods older crust. The weight of the flooding lava causes new fractures and new segments of the crust to overturn (upper left of the photo).  (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Liquid lava floods older crust. The weight of the flooding lava causes new fractures and new segments of the crust to overturn (upper left of the photo). (Photo: Tom Pfe...
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Image found in Lava lake in Pu'u 'O'o crater (July 2007)
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Franz, Frank and Karinna watch the lava lake. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Franz, Frank and Karinna watch the lava lake. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Desert, salt and volcanoes: February 2008 tour photos by Tom Pfeiffer
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The lava lake of Erta Ale volcano, Ethiopia, at dusk (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The lava lake of Erta Ale volcano, Ethiopia, at dusk (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Erta Ale volcano: November 2009
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Evening twilight at the rim near the campsite. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Evening twilight at the rim near the campsite. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Nyiragongo volcano (DRCongo), Jan 2011: observing the lava lake
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A spherical lava bubble explodes on the surface of the lake (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
A spherical lava bubble explodes on the surface of the lake (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Danakil expedition Nov-Dec 08: additional photos
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Close-up of a beautiful day-light fountain. Pele's hair can be seen forming as glassy threads between the liquid fragments of the bursting bubble. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Close-up of a beautiful day-light fountain. Pele's hair can be seen forming as glassy threads between the liquid fragments of the bursting bubble. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Danakil expedition Nov-Dec 08, part II: lava fountains
A 10 m wide mighty lava fountain is playing its firework display in the middle of the lake at night.  (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
A 10 m wide mighty lava fountain is playing its firework display in the middle of the lake at night. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Danakil expedition Nov-Dec 08, part II: lava fountains
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On 25 Nov, the lava level often rises to the rim of the ring wall, then descends again. Large spectacular bubbles burst. Note the intense heat blur and the formation of Pele's hair. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
On 25 Nov, the lava level often rises to the rim of the ring wall, then descends again. Large spectacular bubbles burst. Note the intense heat blur and the formation of P...
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Image found in Erta Ale volcano Nov 2010: overflowing lava lake
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The western part of the lava lake is being overturned. The solid crust is broken into large fragments that sink back into the fluid interior of the lake. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The western part of the lava lake is being overturned. The solid crust is broken into large fragments that sink back into the fluid interior of the lake. (Photo: Tom Pfei...
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Image found in Erta Ale volcano: November 2009
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Lava fountain (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Lava fountain (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Erta Ale Nov 2009: lava lake crust and fountains
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Spattering from the lava fountain at night (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Spattering from the lava fountain at night (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Danakil expedition Nov-Dec 08, part II: lava fountains
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At the same time, pressurized gasses start producing fountains in the middle of the lake. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
At the same time, pressurized gasses start producing fountains in the middle of the lake. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Erta Ale volcano: November 2009
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Glowing hornitos in the north crater. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Glowing hornitos in the north crater. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Erta Ale volcano: November 2009
Photographers at work at the lava lake... (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Photographers at work at the lava lake... (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Erta Ale volcano expedition Feb 2008: the lava lake
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As morning approaches, the intense red and yellow light of the lava once again mixes with the blue of the sky, creating a unique spectacle. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
As morning approaches, the intense red and yellow light of the lava once again mixes with the blue of the sky, creating a unique spectacle. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Nyiragongo volcano (DRCongo), Jan 2011: lava lake
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Tourists at the rim of Erta Ale's lava lake at night (Danakil desert, Ethiopia) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Tourists at the rim of Erta Ale's lava lake at night (Danakil desert, Ethiopia) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Danakil expedition Nov-Dec 2009: expedition on Erta Ale
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Fountaining illuminates the crater walls. Some observers are gathered on the left rim of the lake. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Fountaining illuminates the crater walls. Some observers are gathered on the left rim of the lake. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Danakil expedition Nov-Dec 08, part I: Erta Ale volcano
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Jorge and Steve taking pictures at night (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Jorge and Steve taking pictures at night (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Danakil expedition Nov-Dec 08, part I: Erta Ale volcano
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Lava fountain - note Pele's hair forming. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Lava fountain - note Pele's hair forming. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Erta Ale volcano, expedition 02/08 - lava fountains
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The group on the rim of the crater, whose walls are illuminated bright yellow and orange by the fountaining. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The group on the rim of the crater, whose walls are illuminated bright yellow and orange by the fountaining. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Danakil expedition Nov-Dec 08, part I: Erta Ale volcano
Exploding gas bubble at the lava lake of Erta Ale volcano, Ethiopia (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Exploding gas bubble at the lava lake of Erta Ale volcano, Ethiopia (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The trail of a fountain moving NW with the interior current of the lake. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The trail of a fountain moving NW with the interior current of the lake. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Erta Ale volcano: November 2009
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Moving lava fountain in the evening (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Moving lava fountain in the evening (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Erta Ale volcano: November 2009
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The surface of the lava lake in the evening, when the rift zones are starting to glow red, revealing fresh magma welling up. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The surface of the lava lake in the evening, when the rift zones are starting to glow red, revealing fresh magma welling up. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Danakil expedition Nov-Dec 08, part I: Erta Ale volcano
Spattering from a lava fountain (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Spattering from a lava fountain (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Danakil expedition Nov-Dec 08, part II: lava fountains
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Magma bubble disrupting the crust of the lava lake. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Magma bubble disrupting the crust of the lava lake. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Erta Ale volcano expedition 02/08: lava bubbles and fountains at night
The volcano on the evening of 28 Nov 2009. The lava lake is in a phase of crust overturn, and red hot lava illuminates the circular crater walls. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The volcano on the evening of 28 Nov 2009. The lava lake is in a phase of crust overturn, and red hot lava illuminates the circular crater walls. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Erta Ale volcano: November 2009
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A spherical bubble in the fountain. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
A spherical bubble in the fountain. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Erta Ale volcano: November 2009
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Lava lake inside Kilauea volcano's West Gap crater. The whole crust covering the lake has just been overturned, exposing the red hot glowing interior. hawaii_e7837 (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Lava lake inside Kilauea volcano's West Gap crater. The whole crust covering the lake has just been overturned, exposing the red hot glowing interior. hawaii_e7837 (Photo...
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Image found in Kilauea volcano (Hawaii), July 2007: lava lake activity in Pu'u 'O'o crater
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Pulsating lava fountain ejecting liquid spatter from the margin of the lake (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Pulsating lava fountain ejecting liquid spatter from the margin of the lake (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Erta Ale volcano: November 2009
Exploding lava bubble at the fountain at the margin of the lake (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Exploding lava bubble at the fountain at the margin of the lake (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Danakil expedition Nov-Dec 08, part I: Erta Ale volcano
Gas escaping at the fountains creates large bubbles, several meters in diameter. The expanding gas tears the liquid magma into fragments and thin threads, called Pele's hair. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Gas escaping at the fountains creates large bubbles, several meters in diameter. The expanding gas tears the liquid magma into fragments and thin threads, called Pele's h...
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Image found in Erta Ale volcano, expedition 02/08 - lava fountains
The lava lake in the evening; its crust is quite solid there's almost no "tectonic" movements (for the time being). Only the fountain at the western shore is very active. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The lava lake in the evening; its crust is quite solid there's almost no "tectonic" movements (for the time being). Only the fountain at the western shore is very active....
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Image found in Danakil expedition Nov-Dec 08: additional photos
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Vertical view onto the lava lake in the evening showing a typical scene of activity: 3 areas at the lake shore are moderately fountaining and several rifts occur on the surface of the lake, driven by internal convection of the magma. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Vertical view onto the lava lake in the evening showing a typical scene of activity: 3 areas at the lake shore are moderately fountaining and several rifts occur on the s...
File: erta_ale_g8571.jpg | 6055 Hits
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Image found in Danakil expedition Nov-Dec 08, part I: Erta Ale volcano
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The pulsating fountsain at the western shore is seen from above.  (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The pulsating fountsain at the western shore is seen from above. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Erta Ale volcano: November 2009
A larger group (one of those who only stay a few hours) has joined us for a little while...  (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
A larger group (one of those who only stay a few hours) has joined us for a little while... (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Erta Ale volcano: November 2009
The fountain leaves a trail of new, thin crust behind in its wake. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The fountain leaves a trail of new, thin crust behind in its wake. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Erta Ale volcano: November 2009
Greg and Claude admiring the nightly spectacle (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Greg and Claude admiring the nightly spectacle (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Erta Ale volcano: November 2009
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