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In this amazing close-up by Olivier Grunewald, we see molten sulfur burning atop a solid sulfur deposit. The picture was taken at the sulfur mine located in the crater of the Kawah Ijen volcano in East Java, Indonesia.

did-you-kno: “ Neon blue lava pours from Indonesia’s Kawah Ijen Volcano. The reason it’s blue is because the mountain contains large amounts of pure sulfur, which emits an icy violet colors as it...

did-you-kno: “ Neon blue lava pours from Indonesia’s Kawah Ijen Volcano. The reason it’s blue is because the mountain contains large amounts of pure sulfur, which emits an icy violet colors as it...

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Flowing sulpher at Kawah Ijen volcano, Java, Indonesia (credit: Alamy)

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BOOK QUOTE: "The fire blazes, sparks rioting above the earth, rising into the night. In the reflected blaze, the masks of the players packed in a cart glimmer behind us, false faces shifting in the light." -- from the novel Sinful Folk

Molten sulfur pours from the side of the Kawah Ijen volcano on planet Earth, which is part of the Ijen volcano complex in East Java, Indonesia.

Blue lava: Indonesian volcano spews molten sulphur

Photographer Olivier Grunewald first learned about the Kawah Ijen volcano in A sulfur mine by day, this infernal Indonesian mountain turns into a surreal alien landscape when the night comes. His pictures—taken in very dangerous conditions—are stunning:

Photo by Olivier Grunewald. His simple explanation for the spectacular electric blue glow of the Kawah Ijen volcano in Indonesia: "This blue glow, unusual for a volcano, isn't the lava itself, as unfortunately can be read on many websites. It is due to the combustion of sulfuric gases in contact with air temperatures above 360°C." ~Smithsonian Magazine

Kawah Ijen volcano in Indonesia: "This blue glow, unusual for a volcano, isn't the lava itself, as unfortunately can be read on many websites. It is due to the combustion of sulfuric gases in contact with air temperatures above ~Smithsonian Magazine

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Kawah Ijen is a unique volcano in Indonesia that spills out beautiful blue lava that glows during the night time. A brutal place to work in for miners, Kawah

Wanderfull to see, horrible to be on that side of the sea

The Catatumbo Lightning at the mouth of the Catatumbo River in Venezuela, which occurs during 140 to 160 nights a year, 10 hours per night and up to 280 times per hour.

Bible Devotion: Isaiah 29:5-6NIV  “But your many enemies will become like fine dust, the ruthless hordes like blown chaff. Suddenly, in an instant, the Lord Almighty will come with thunder and earthquake and great noise, with windstorm and tempest and flames of a devouring fire.” ‭‭ http://bible.com/111/isa.29.5-6.niv  #bible #devotion #bibledevotion

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volcano lava kilauea hawaii  ( the moon, with its face half hidden, is peacefully watching the anger of the volcano.)

Volcano and Moon ~ Kilauea, Hawaii

Lightning Bolt At Sunset - Oregon

Red Sunset Lightning, Colorado - the colors are just amazing

Breathtakingly beautiful!

~THE NORTHERN LIGHTS~ Northern Lights/Aurora Borealis - "Aurora Angel" ~ A magical aurora display over a small Sami village in the Arctic region of northern Sweden ~ Photo by Babak A.

Enjoy the blue fire at Mount Ijen, East Java, Indonesia   Photo by: Anindika  IG: @dierdranindika

Post with 564 votes and 455571 views. A sulfur miner stands inside the crater of the Kawah Ijen volcano at night, holding a torch, looking towards a flow of liquid sulfur which has caught fire and burns with an eerie blue flame (by Olivier Grunewald)

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Lightning rips across this giant storm!

Chaitén is a small volcanic caldera located on the flank of the Michinmahuida volcano in southern Chile. in May 2008, Chaitén began erupting violently, producing numerous plumes, pyroclastic flows and lahars, and building a new lava dome on the north side of the old one.

View of an eruption column from Chaitén Volcano. Mother Nature shows how mighty she truly is - sheer power

I would love to see this up close

I would love to see this up close

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