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.
Yotei volcano (羊蹄山 Yōteizan) is a symmetrical andesitic-to-dacitic stratovolcano NW of Usu volcano on southern Hokkaido, Japan. The summit contains a 700 m wide crater and its flanks are cut by deep erosion gullies. The last eruption of the summit crater was about 5-6000 years ago. Hangetsu-ko (Half Moon Lake) is a tuff cone on the lower NW flank of Yotei. It erupted ca 3000 years ago.
Volcanic crisis at Sakurajima - updates: A strong earthquake swarm and increased inflation were detected in August 2015 and triggered authorities to raise the alert level, as volcanologists think that a larger eruption could follow. News and updates on the events can be found on this page.
Exploring the unknown: We sometimes invite you to "test" new itineraries or destinations with us. Such trips are a reduced cost and require a higher degree of flexibility, but often offer a great deal of adventure.
Blue flames of burning sulfur: Ijen volcano in East Java has one of the most impressive sulfur deposits on earth. They are so hot that the sulfur often ignites - a mysterious display at night caught on camera.
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