Uka Volcano Photos

Shield volcano 1643 m / 5,390 ft
Kamchatka, Russia, 57.7°N / 160.58°E
Several effusive vents arranged in a row on top of a dyke, feeding lava flows into Puka Nui collapse pit at Pu'u 'O'o crater, Kilauea volcano. hawaii_e7579.jpg (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Several effusive vents arranged in a row on top of a dyke, feeding lava flows into Puka Nui collapse pit at Pu'u 'O'o crater, Kilauea volcano. hawaii_e7579.jpg (Photo: To...
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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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Lava flows in Puka Nui crater west of Puu Oo in July 2017 (Kilauea volcano, Hawai'i) (c)
Lava flows in Puka Nui crater west of Puu Oo in July 2017 (Kilauea volcano, Hawai'i) (c)
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image found in: Lava flows in Puka Nui crater, July 2007
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Namuka Island (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Namuka Island (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Vanuatu May 2009: aerials
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The small island of Namuka and its reef. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The small island of Namuka and its reef. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Vanuatu May 2009: aerials
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Large a'a lava flow fron descending the pali, burning parts of the remaining kipuka in the Royal Gardens subdivision. (Photo: Michael Dalton)
Large a'a lava flow fron descending the pali, burning parts of the remaining kipuka in the Royal Gardens subdivision. (Photo: Michael Dalton)
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image found in: Kilauea volcano (Hawai'i): lava flows descending on Pulama Pali June 2016
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Exploring the colourful interior of Thrihnukagigur volcano, Iceland (Photo: Janka)
Exploring the colourful interior of Thrihnukagigur volcano, Iceland (Photo: Janka)
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Descending into the magma chamber of Thrihnukagigur volcano, Iceland (Photo: Janka)
Descending into the magma chamber of Thrihnukagigur volcano, Iceland (Photo: Janka)
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View into where once Sukameriah village was located, around a valley with lush fields inside and on both banks. Part of the pyroclastic flows traveled through this canyon and covered it with meter-thick chaotic deposits. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
View into where once Sukameriah village was located, around a valley with lush fields inside and on both banks. Part of the pyroclastic flows traveled through this canyon...
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image found in: Sinabung volcano photos July 2015: pyroclastic flow damage
View of Lake Sevan, the largest fresh-water reservoir in the southern Kaukasus region, from the western shore. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
View of Lake Sevan, the largest fresh-water reservoir in the southern Kaukasus region, from the western shore. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Armenia: Volcanoes, History and Culture tour impressions May-June 2021
Small kipuka (patch of old ground spared by the lava flow, literally meaning "island" in Hawaiian language) on the western lava flow field of the 2012-13 eruption. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Small kipuka (patch of old ground spared by the lava flow, literally meaning "island" in Hawaiian language) on the western lava flow field of the 2012-13 eruption. (Photo...
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image found in: Kamchatka, land of volcanoes and colors: impressions Sep 2019 - part 3: Tolbachik
When lava flows travel towards the ocean and come down the pali they do so taking the lower grounds, sometimes leaving behind 'kipukas' patches of older forests that are slight elevated (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
When lava flows travel towards the ocean and come down the pali they do so taking the lower grounds, sometimes leaving behind 'kipukas'patches of older forests that are s...
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image found in: Hawaii - Kilauea volcano: tour photos March 2018
The Tsouka volcano (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
The Tsouka volcano (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
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image found in: Methana volcano, Greece: aerial photos of the lava domes
The Tsouka fissure eruption lava domes (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
The Tsouka fissure eruption lava domes (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
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image found in: Methana volcano, Greece: aerial photos of the lava domes
Map of the volcanoes in the Aegean Sea, desiged by the volcanologist, geologist Gerorgis Vougioukalakis. He was initiating the volcanological museum in Nikia village and he created also the gological paths on Nisyros island. He also wrote a nice geotouristic guide on Nisyros volcano "blue Volcanoes of Nisyros". (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Map of the volcanoes in the Aegean Sea, desiged by the volcanologist, geologist Gerorgis Vougioukalakis. He was initiating the volcanological museum in Nikia village and ...
Extension day 2: Visiting the unique orchid maze at Akatsuka Orchid Gardens (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
Extension day 2: Visiting the unique orchid maze at Akatsuka Orchid Gardens (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
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image found in: Kilauea Volcano Special, Hawai'i: tour photos April 2017
Extension day 3: Relatively young dark brown lava flows that went down the pali (steeper slope) left some islands of forest behind, known as ´kipukas´ . The trail of steam indicates where the lava is traveling underground towards the ocean entry (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
Extension day 3: Relatively young dark brown lava flows that went down the pali (steeper slope) left some islands of forest behind, known as ´kipukas´ . The trail of stea...
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image found in: Kilauea Volcano Special, Hawai'i: tour photos April 2017
Extension day 2: Orchids at Akatsuka gardens (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
Extension day 2: Orchids at Akatsuka gardens (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
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image found in: Kilauea Volcano Special, Hawai'i: tour photos April 2017
Extension day 3: Older lava flows that came down the pali left a kipuka (vegetation island) behind. More recent surface lava outbreaks are recognisable by their dark brown to black colour, the steam trail indicates where the lava is flowing underground in lava tubes to the ocean entry at Kamukona (Photo: Steven Van den Berge / Lana Van Heghe)
Extension day 3: Older lava flows that came down the pali left a kipuka (vegetation island) behind. More recent surface lava outbreaks are recognisable by their dark brow...
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image found in: Kilauea Volcano Special, Hawai'i: tour photos April 2017
Extension day 2: Orchids at Akatsuka gardens (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
Extension day 2: Orchids at Akatsuka gardens (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
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image found in: Kilauea Volcano Special, Hawai'i: tour photos April 2017
Extension day 2: Orchids at Akatsuka gardens (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
Extension day 2: Orchids at Akatsuka gardens (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
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image found in: Kilauea Volcano Special, Hawai'i: tour photos April 2017
The western end of the vast lava flows from the ongoing Pu'u 'O'o east rift zone eruption (since 1983). Islands of older ground with vegetation surrounded by the younger, darker lava flows are called kipukas (Hawaiian word for island). (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The western end of the vast lava flows from the ongoing Pu'u 'O'o east rift zone eruption (since 1983). Islands of older ground with vegetation surrounded by the younger,...
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image found in: Kilauea volcano (Hawaii): overview and geologic features
Remains of forest - a kipuka on the Pulama pali. (Photo: Michael Dalton)
Remains of forest - a kipuka on the Pulama pali. (Photo: Michael Dalton)
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image found in: Kilauea volcano (Hawai'i): lava flows down the Pulama Pali on 1 July 2016
Lunch break on Flores on the way to Larantuka (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Lunch break on Flores on the way to Larantuka (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Batu Tara volcano Nov 2015: expedition impressions
Our restaurant of the hotel in Larantuka. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Our restaurant of the hotel in Larantuka. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Batu Tara volcano Nov 2015: expedition impressions
View through dead orange trees towards a grave that stands out iconically from the devastation zone at eh southern end of Sukameriah. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
View through dead orange trees towards a grave that stands out iconically from the devastation zone at eh southern end of Sukameriah. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Sinabung volcano photos July 2015: pyroclastic flow damage
The road from Sibintun to Sukameriah villages (SE side) is blocked as we enter the exclusion zone (with permission) for a short visit. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The road from Sibintun to Sukameriah villages (SE side) is blocked as we enter the exclusion zone (with permission) for a short visit. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Sinabung volcano photos July 2015: pyroclastic flow damage
This house from the outskirts of Sukameriah was located exactly at the margin of the large pyroclastic flow surge from the 28 April 2015 flow which destroyed Guru Kinayan village further west from this position. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
This house from the outskirts of Sukameriah was located exactly at the margin of the large pyroclastic flow surge from the 28 April 2015 flow which destroyed Guru Kinayan...
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image found in: Sinabung volcano photos July 2015: pyroclastic flow damage
View over the northern banks of the canyon of Sukameriah. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
View over the northern banks of the canyon of Sukameriah. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Sinabung volcano photos July 2015: pyroclastic flow damage
Small kipukas: islands of vegetated older ground that survived the invasion of lava flows. These are important to help recolonization of the new surface. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Small kipukas: islands of vegetated older ground that survived the invasion of lava flows. These are important to help recolonization of the new surface. (Photo: Tom Pfei...
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image found in: Kilauea volcano, Hawai'i: aerial photos of Hawai'i, Pu'u'O'o and lava flows Sep 2013
Lewotobi Lakilaki ("husband") volcano in eastern Flores seen on the way to Larantuka. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Lewotobi Lakilaki ("husband") volcano in eastern Flores seen on the way to Larantuka. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Batu Tara volcano Nov 2014: expedition
A girl poses for a picture in the harbour of Larantuka. Extinct Ile Mandiri stratovolcano in the background. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
A girl poses for a picture in the harbour of Larantuka. Extinct Ile Mandiri stratovolcano in the background. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Batu Tara volcano Nov 2014: expedition
Beach at Larantuka (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Beach at Larantuka (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Batu Tara volcano Nov 2014: expedition
Kipuka (islands) of forest between the 1990's lava flows. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Kipuka (islands) of forest between the 1990's lava flows. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Krakatau volcano (Indonesia): Anak Krakatau in July 2012
Small islands of vegetation that were spared by the lava flows (from 1947), so-called kipuka (Hawaiian = island) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Small islands of vegetation that were spared by the lava flows (from 1947), so-called kipuka (Hawaiian = island) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Stromboli to Etna Oct 08 (part 5): Excursion to Grotta del Gelo
Hikers through a small kipuka - an "island" of vegetation spared by lava flows (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Hikers through a small kipuka - an "island" of vegetation spared by lava flows (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Stromboli to Etna Oct 08: additional photos
The row of effusive vents in the eastern wall of Puka Nui. (c)
The row of effusive vents in the eastern wall of Puka Nui. (c)
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image found in: Lava flows in Puka Nui crater, July 2007
Several effusive vents are aligned above an intrusion of fresh magma, creating spectacular flows filling the Puka Nui pit crater. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Several effusive vents are aligned above an intrusion of fresh magma, creating spectacular flows filling the Puka Nui pit crater. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Lava flows in Puka Nui crater, July 2007
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