Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Viti crater lake

Explosion crater at the summit of Askja volcano, filled with light blue, opaque geothermal lake. Lake water is warm and rich with carbon dioxide. Location,...

Surtsey

New volcanic island, which raised from the ocean in 1963 – 1967. The island is pristine and serves as a natural laboratory where the...

Maelifell

Unusual and picturesque volcano - a moss covered cone which rises 200 m above from the grey lava fields. Location, GPS coordinates: 63.7995 N 18.9379 W Categories: Volcanoes Values: Geology,...

Laki fissure vent

VVolcanic fissure – a clearly visible fissure which in 1783 – 1784 was the site of one of the largest and most destructive eruptions...

Brennisteinsalda

Unusual, 855 m tall volcano with ground in almost all colors – white, yellow, red, black, green. Location, GPS coordinates: 63.9808 N 19.0956 W Categories: Volcanoes Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is...

Mbwelesu Crater (Marum Crater) with lava lake

The giant caldera of Ambrym Volcano has several craters. Up to recent time here were located two of the few lava lakes of the...

Benbow Crater with lava lake

The giant caldera of Ambrym Volcano has several craters. Up to recent time here were located two of the few lava lakes of the...

Halemaumau Crater with lava lake, Kilauea

It is possible that Kilauea is the most active volcano in the world. The caldera at the summit of this volcano until recent times...

Mount Erebus – the southernmost active volcano

If there is a large and active volcano in Antarctica, this should be something unusual. An Mount Erebus certainly is very unusual - it...

Mount Nyiragongo – volcano with lava lake

There is a place like hell on Earth - crater of Mount Nyiragongo. This is very unusual place with the world's largest lava lake,...