Yasur Volcano Photos

stratovolcano 361 m (1,184 ft)
Tanna Island, Vanuatu, -19.53°S / 169.44°E
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 on the opposite rim looks like a second moon. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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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 Pfeiffer)
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Yasur volcano erupting under a moon-lit sky (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Yasur volcano erupting under a moon-lit sky (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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The flat area around the eastern base of the cone of Yasur volcano is covered with thousands of large bombs from strong eruptions. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The flat area around the eastern base of the cone of Yasur volcano is covered with thousands of large bombs from strong eruptions. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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A bright moon illuminates the sky behind the fireworks of Yasur volcano (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
A bright moon illuminates the sky behind the fireworks of Yasur volcano (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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... and in: Volcano tour around the world: photos
... and in: Yasur volcano (Vanuatu): strong activity in April 2010
... and in: Strombolian eruptions
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Spattering from an active vent at Yasur volcano, Vanuatu (Photo: Yashmin Chebli)
Spattering from an active vent at Yasur volcano, Vanuatu (Photo: Yashmin Chebli)
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... and in: Strombolian eruptions
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Observing Yasur volcano erupting at night (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Observing Yasur volcano erupting at night (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Strombolian eruptions
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... and in: Volcano tour around the world: photos
... and in: Strombolian eruptions
... and in: Photo of the Day
Fireworks at Yasur volcano (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Fireworks at Yasur volcano (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Strong eruption at Yasur volcano at dawn (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Strong eruption at Yasur volcano at dawn (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Eruption from Yasur volcano (Vanuatu) (Photo: Yashmin Chebli)
Eruption from Yasur volcano (Vanuatu) (Photo: Yashmin Chebli)
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Photographer filming Yasur volcano in the evening. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Photographer filming Yasur volcano in the evening. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Yasur during a more powerful eruption, throwing many bombs outside the crater onto the outer slopes. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Yasur during a more powerful eruption, throwing many bombs outside the crater onto the outer slopes. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Jorge observing Yasur from the parking lot. We are not sure if it is safe enough to climb up, so we wait for a while to observe the activity. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Jorge observing Yasur from the parking lot. We are not sure if it is safe enough to climb up, so we wait for a while to observe the activity. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Silhouette of lava watchers at Yasur volcano (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Silhouette of lava watchers at Yasur volcano (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Eruption at Yasur volcano before sunrise (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Eruption at Yasur volcano before sunrise (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Vanuatu May 2009: colors
Strong explosion from Yasur volcano (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Strong explosion from Yasur volcano (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Liquid spatter ejected during an explosion of Yasur volcano (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Liquid spatter ejected during an explosion of Yasur volcano (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Eruption at Yasur at dawn (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Eruption at Yasur at dawn (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Spatter ejected from an eruption of Yasur volcano (Photo: Yashmin Chebli)
Spatter ejected from an eruption of Yasur volcano (Photo: Yashmin Chebli)
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image found in: Strombolian activity of Yasur volcano (August 2008)
... and in: Photo of the Day
Eruption from an active vent of Yasur volcano (Photo: Yashmin Chebli)
Eruption from an active vent of Yasur volcano (Photo: Yashmin Chebli)
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The "volcano post" at the crater of Yasur volcano (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The "volcano post" at the crater of Yasur volcano (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Our group on the crater rim of Yasur volcano at night (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Our group on the crater rim of Yasur volcano at night (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Vanuatu May 2009: colors
Eruption of Yasur volcano, Vanuatu (Photo: mlyvers)
Eruption of Yasur volcano, Vanuatu (Photo: mlyvers)
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Eruption at Yasur volcano, Vanuatu (Photo: Guy Franquinet)
Eruption at Yasur volcano, Vanuatu (Photo: Guy Franquinet)
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Lava hunters at Yasur (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Lava hunters at Yasur (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Two erupting vents in the western crater of Yasur (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Two erupting vents in the western crater of Yasur (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Explosion from a vent in Yasur's crater (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Explosion from a vent in Yasur's crater (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Little lava drawing (Yasur) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Little lava drawing (Yasur) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Vanuatu May 2009: colors
Ash-rich strombolian eruption at Yasur. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Ash-rich strombolian eruption at Yasur. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Warm spring water seeps out from the volcanic sand near sea level and creates a bizarre miniature landscape of canyons and stream valleys.  (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Warm spring water seeps out from the volcanic sand near sea level and creates a bizarre miniature landscape of canyons and stream valleys. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Vanuatu May 2009: colors
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Powerful strombolian eruption at Yasur volcano at dusk. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Powerful strombolian eruption at Yasur volcano at dusk. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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On the way to Yasur volcano (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
On the way to Yasur volcano (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Fireworks at Yasur volcano (Photo: Guy Franquinet)
Fireworks at Yasur volcano (Photo: Guy Franquinet)
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The active Yasur volcano is a cinder cone that was built over the past few thousands of years inside a caldera. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The active Yasur volcano is a cinder cone that was built over the past few thousands of years inside a caldera. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Eruption at Yasur volcano, Vanuatu (Photo: Guy Franquinet)
Eruption at Yasur volcano, Vanuatu (Photo: Guy Franquinet)
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Our group on the way to Yasur volcano  (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Our group on the way to Yasur volcano (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Yasur volcano (Tanna Island, Vanuatu), Sep 2010: strombolian activity and ash venting
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The way up to Yasur cut into wet ash deposits where warm steam escapes from the ground. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The way up to Yasur cut into wet ash deposits where warm steam escapes from the ground. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Yasur volcano (Tanna Island, Vanuatu), Sep 2010: strombolian activity and ash venting
Strombolian eruption at Yasur (12 Sep 2010) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Strombolian eruption at Yasur (12 Sep 2010) (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Silhouette of a volcano observer at Yasur with the setting moon. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Silhouette of a volcano observer at Yasur with the setting moon. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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image found in: Vanuatu May 2009: colors
Small eruption at Yasur (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Small eruption at Yasur (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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