The Volcano Adventure Guide: Excellent information and background for anyone wishing to visit active volcanoes safely and enjoyably. The book presents guidelines to visiting 42 different volcanoes around the world.
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Strong explosion from Stromboli's NW vent (S1) and a moderate one from the eastern (N2) vent on 11 June 2017 evening
Satellite image of Klyuchevskoy volcano on 12 Jun 2017
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 12 Jun 2017
Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 12 Jun 2017
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 12 Jun 2017
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): The activity of the volcano remains at moderate to high levels. Compared to the update a few days ago, activity at the eastern vents (N1, N2) has decreased a bit, but instead increased significantly from the westernmost vent (S1). When observed last night, powerful strombolian explosions from this vent, often accompanied by loud detonations, often reached or even exceeded 200 m height, and occurred at intervals of 5-10 minutes. ... [read more] ... [show less] In total, only 4 of the 5 vents previously observed were active; the second vent (S2) in the western crater area was not observed yesterday. The central vent only had rare (every 1-2 hours) mild strombolian bursts, but showed frequent mild spattering and intense lava glow.
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): The activity remains at moderate to high levels overall, even though according to the mountain guides, it has decreased a bit from an impressive peak in intensity a few days ago. ... [more]
Ijen volcano photos: Ijen volcano in East Java is famous for its turquoise acid crater lake and the large sulfur deposits that are being mined by local workers. At night, the scene is illuminated by ghostly blue flames, as sulfur ignites.
Photos from Greece: We have traveled and studied extensively in Greece, in particular on its active volcanic areas such as Santorini, Nisyros, Milos, Methana.
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