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Merapi volcano (Java, Indonesia), activity update: glowing rockfalls
Glowing rockfalls at Merapi volcano at night (Aug. 2006)
Merapi volcano continues to be active, although the rate of the lava dome growth has been slowing down. During our ongoing tour, we visited the volcano on several occasions and observed a number of glowing rock avalanches to the SE side, travelling to a maximum of about 1 km from the summit. No pyroclastic flows were observed.
Saturday, Jul 29, 2006
A set of photos
from our recent expediton to Nyiragongo volcano has been posted. The next tour to see this unique volcano and the endangered mountain gorilllas of the Virunga volcanic chain is now set to 21-28 Jan. 2007. Details on this page
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Monday, Apr 17, 2006
Because of the recent interesting volcanic activity at Merapi and Semeru volcano on Java, we point to two tours with open spaces for last-minute individual bookings: ... read all
Friday, Mar 10, 2006
Due to lack of participants, we decided to cancel the tour to North Sulawesi and postpone it to 2007. As an interesting alternative, we can offer a special trekking tour in Java and Bali from 5-20 August instead. There are two open spaces available. ... read all
Saturday, Mar 04, 2006
We hare glad to announce that we can now offer an additional date for the tour on Nisyros island, Greece, this autumn: 6-15 October 2006. Details to the tour are found here
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Friday, Feb 24, 2006
The dates for the new expedition to Nyiragongo volcano are now set to 19-27 July, 2006. 3 spaces are still available. Details here
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