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Most hornitos are hollow inside. This one has a narrow entry... (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Most hornitos are hollow inside. This one has a narrow entry... (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Stromboli to Etna Oct 08 (part 5): Excursion to Grotta del Gelo
Rosario and Ines in the Grotta dei Lamponi - one of the largest lava tubes of Etna (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Rosario and Ines in the Grotta dei Lamponi - one of the largest lava tubes of Etna (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Copyright: Tom Pfeiffer
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Image found in Stromboli to Etna Oct 08 (part 5): Excursion to Grotta del Gelo
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Rosario and Ines in the Grotta dei Lamponi - one of the largest lava tubes of Etna (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Rosario and Ines in the Grotta dei Lamponi - one of the largest lava tubes of Etna (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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After about two hours from the Grotta del Gelo, we reach another famous lava cave of Etna, the Grotta dei Lamponi.  (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
After about two hours from the Grotta del Gelo, we reach another famous lava cave of Etna, the Grotta dei Lamponi. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Copyright: Tom Pfeiffer
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Image found in Stromboli to Etna Oct 08 (part 5): Excursion to Grotta del Gelo
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Sea cave in in the white pumce deposit (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Sea cave in in the white pumce deposit (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Copyright: Tom Pfeiffer
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Image found in Milos Island, Greece: photos from Oktober 2008 - additional photos
Tiny lava stalactites dangling from the roof of the large lava tube. At the time of the eruption that produced this tunnel, the heat from the lava, more than 1100 deg C hot, was so intense that the surface of the tunnel's roof was partly molten into dripples of lava, dangling from the ceiling.  (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Tiny lava stalactites dangling from the roof of the large lava tube. At the time of the eruption that produced this tunnel, the heat from the lava, more than 1100 deg C h...
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Copyright: Tom Pfeiffer
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Image found in Stromboli to Etna Oct 08 (part 5): Excursion to Grotta del Gelo
Rosario watching towards the roof of the cave, where a skylight is. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Rosario watching towards the roof of the cave, where a skylight is. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Copyright: Tom Pfeiffer
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Image found in Stromboli to Etna Oct 08 (part 5): Excursion to Grotta del Gelo
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etna_g6442.jpg (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
etna_g6442.jpg (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Copyright: Tom Pfeiffer
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Image found in Stromboli to Etna Oct 08: additional photos
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Ines and Steve standing behind the main entry to the Grotta dei Lamponi, a former skylight in the roof of the lava tube. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Ines and Steve standing behind the main entry to the Grotta dei Lamponi, a former skylight in the roof of the lava tube. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Copyright: Tom Pfeiffer
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The mighty ash deposits are cut by wave action into deep, vertical gullies and sea caves. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The mighty ash deposits are cut by wave action into deep, vertical gullies and sea caves. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Copyright: Tom Pfeiffer
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Image found in Milos Island, Greece: photos from Oktober 2008 - Sarakinikos coast
Wave-cut caves in the white cliffs of Sarakiniko (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Wave-cut caves in the white cliffs of Sarakiniko (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Milos Island, Greece: photos from Oktober 2008 - Sarakinikos coast
Erosion at the white cliffs has created natural arches over the water. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Erosion at the white cliffs has created natural arches over the water. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Copyright: Tom Pfeiffer
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Image found in Milos Island, Greece: photos from Oktober 2008 - Sarakinikos coast
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Rosario with his crampoons standing on the ice inside the cave. My torch illuminates a mound of ice formed by drops of freezing water from the ceiling. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Rosario with his crampoons standing on the ice inside the cave. My torch illuminates a mound of ice formed by drops of freezing water from the ceiling. (Photo: Tom Pfeiff...
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Copyright: Tom Pfeiffer
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Image found in Stromboli to Etna Oct 08 (part 5): Excursion to Grotta del Gelo
Stalactites hanging fromthe walls of the cavity. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Stalactites hanging fromthe walls of the cavity. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Image found in Ol Doinyo Lengai volcano, Feb 2007
A cavity in the ground, probably the interior of a hornito now covered to the top by lava flows. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
A cavity in the ground, probably the interior of a hornito now covered to the top by lava flows. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Copyright: Tom Pfeiffer
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Image found in Ol Doinyo Lengai volcano, Feb 2007
Tunnels and canyons cut by wave erosion into the pumice and ash deposit near Filakopi (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Tunnels and canyons cut by wave erosion into the pumice and ash deposit near Filakopi (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Copyright: Tom Pfeiffer
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Image found in Milos Island, Greece: photos from Oktober 2008 - additional photos
Beautifully shaped walls of a lava channel turning into a tube at the south of the crater. The caldera wall is in the background. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Beautifully shaped walls of a lava channel turning into a tube at the south of the crater. The caldera wall is in the background. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Copyright: Tom Pfeiffer
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Image found in Erta Ale volcano (Ethiopia), miscellaneous
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etna_g6392.jpg (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
etna_g6392.jpg (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Copyright: Tom Pfeiffer
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Image found in Stromboli to Etna Oct 08: additional photos
Green grass, moss and lychen cover the rocks at the entry of the cave, obviously more humid than the surroundings. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Green grass, moss and lychen cover the rocks at the entry of the cave, obviously more humid than the surroundings. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Copyright: Tom Pfeiffer
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Image found in Stromboli to Etna Oct 08 (part 5): Excursion to Grotta del Gelo
Along the way we pass another lava cave, the deep Grotta di Aci. Ropes and tecnical equipment would be needed here - another time! (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Along the way we pass another lava cave, the deep Grotta di Aci. Ropes and tecnical equipment would be needed here - another time! (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Copyright: Tom Pfeiffer
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Image found in Stromboli to Etna Oct 08 (part 5): Excursion to Grotta del Gelo
Ice stalactite near the entry of the cave. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Ice stalactite near the entry of the cave. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Copyright: Tom Pfeiffer
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Image found in Stromboli to Etna Oct 08 (part 5): Excursion to Grotta del Gelo
etna_g6375.jpg (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
etna_g6375.jpg (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Copyright: Tom Pfeiffer
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Image found in Stromboli to Etna Oct 08: additional photos
etna_g6373.jpg (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
etna_g6373.jpg (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Copyright: Tom Pfeiffer
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Image found in Stromboli to Etna Oct 08: additional photos
Ines and Rosario in the cave, looking at some ice stalactites. A mountain-like stalacmite is in the right foreground, caused by accumulation of dripping and freezing water drops onto the same spot.  (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Ines and Rosario in the cave, looking at some ice stalactites. A mountain-like stalacmite is in the right foreground, caused by accumulation of dripping and freezing wate...
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Copyright: Tom Pfeiffer
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Image found in Stromboli to Etna Oct 08 (part 5): Excursion to Grotta del Gelo
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The entry into the darkness of the cave (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The entry into the darkness of the cave (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Copyright: Tom Pfeiffer
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Image found in Stromboli to Etna Oct 08 (part 5): Excursion to Grotta del Gelo
etna_g6361.jpg (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
etna_g6361.jpg (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Copyright: Tom Pfeiffer
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Image found in Stromboli to Etna Oct 08: additional photos
Descending into the cave: walking with crampoons makes a funny feeling... (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Descending into the cave: walking with crampoons makes a funny feeling... (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Copyright: Tom Pfeiffer
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Image found in Stromboli to Etna Oct 08 (part 5): Excursion to Grotta del Gelo
Not the sexiest of footwear, but just right for ice. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Not the sexiest of footwear, but just right for ice. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
File: etna_g6359.jpg | 656 Hits
Copyright: Tom Pfeiffer
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Image found in Stromboli to Etna Oct 08 (part 5): Excursion to Grotta del Gelo
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