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A lava breakout in Hawaii Volcanos National Park
Lava flows into the ocean producing steamy mist
Lava flows into the ocean producing steamy mist
A lava breakout in Hawaii Volcanos National Park
surfin' USA
incanto su un mare di lava
Hawaiian Sunset
Life begins
Anak Krakatau
Anak Krakatau
Plume
Sunset on a river of lava
A JOURNEY IN THE CENTER OF EARTH
Waves crashing on lava
Lone palm trees in lava
A Wall of Smoke
Sunrise Through ʻŌhiʻa
Lunch Time
Creation
Lava flow
Driving over lava fields.
Mars and the Milky way, Kamokuna Ocean Entry
Pele's Revenge
16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Sunset on a river of lava

In 2017, The Erta Ale lava lake started to leak on its flank and a river of lava appeared. It took months for expeditions to try to get close to this river. In January 2018, I was part of the first expedition which was able to reach the other side of the river where this shot was taken. On the right and side, the Erta Ale lava lake appears on the photography. A few weeks later this river of lava disappeared, so this picture is unique.

TAGS: Ethiopia, Lava, River, Sunset

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Kajang, Malaysia
Member since 2017
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© florent mamelle.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 01.2018
Total Views: 42
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 13, 2018, 8:03 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D810
Focal Length: 19mm
Shutter Speed: 1/125
Aperture: f4
ISO: ISO5000
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