THEMATIC VOLCANO PHOTO GALLERY:
- Lava fountains -
Lava fountains are sustained jets of (usually very)
fluid lava into the atmosphere. Lava fountains occur commonly on basaltic
volcanoes such as Kilauea, or Etna.
400m pulsating lava fountain.
Etna, 24 July 2001.
Similar lava fountain during Etna's next flank eruption.
Etna, 30 Oct. 2002.
|50-100m lava fountain from Etna's SE crater on 15 Feb. 2000.||500m lava fountain from Etna's SE crater on 16 Feb. 2000.||The same fountain as above at night.||50-100m fountain from La Spagnola vent. Etna, 17 June 2001.|
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