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Etna volcano eruption July 2001: lava fountains and lava flows

A violent flank eruption occured on Etna volcano in July 2001.
A perfect lava bubble, about 40 m across explodes inside the new crater. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
A perfect lava bubble, about 40 m across explodes inside the new crater. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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All is red... The erupting crater and lava flows in between.  (c)
All is red... The erupting crater and lava flows in between. (c)
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etna_5120.jpg (c)
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Powerful eruption from both vents on the cone. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Powerful eruption from both vents on the cone. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Photographer in front of the lava flow from the 2100 m vent. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Photographer in front of the lava flow from the 2100 m vent. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Occasionally, fascinating giant magma bubbles up to 50m diameter explode within the crater, thus indicating the presence of a high-level lava lake within the crater. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Occasionally, fascinating giant magma bubbles up to 50m diameter explode within the crater, thus ind...
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25 July. A small cone, about 10 meters tall, has been built above the 2700 vent area. Red light from the 2500 m vent behind. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
25 July. A small cone, about 10 meters tall, has been built above the 2700 vent area. Red light from...
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Exploding lava bubble on Etna's Cono del Lago crater, born in 2001. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Exploding lava bubble on Etna's Cono del Lago crater, born in 2001. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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