After nearly 40 years of being dormant, Calbuco in Chile erupted last spring. Here is jaw-dropping 4k footage.
Kawah Ijen, East Java, Indonesia, is a part of a group of stratovolcanoes, connected to a rich vein of sulfur (a vein mined by painstaking hand) that expresses itself both in a startlingly blue lake and in these bright blue liquid sulfur flames.
Photographer Olivier Grunewald took these amazing photos in 2008. He lost two lenses and a camera in the process. He had to wear a gasmask and had to get rid of all the clothes we wore during the shoot.
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Stunning photos of the Indonesian volcanao by Helminadia Jabur:
"The volcano is noted for its spectacular sunrises and majestic views all the way to Semeru volcano which is located further behind it. Ever since I saw some images of the volcano, I just could not help myself to visit the area and capture it."
Andrew and Luda, Kyrgyzstan-based photographers, post outstanding nature photography, including of active volcanoes on their joint Live Journal account.
They recently headed to the volcano complex known as Tolbachik, which was in active eruption on the Kamchatka Peninsula in eastern Russia. The video and the photos are really phenomenal.
Photographer Tom Kualii brings us "Lava meets Ocean " an extraordinary series from the big island of Hawaii.
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