Volcanoes of Italy tour Oct 2019: impressions by Markus Heuer

A selection of Markus Heuer's photos taken during the tour to Italy's volcanoes in Oct 2019:
Vesuvius volcano seen from the ruins of Pompei (Photo: Markus Heuer)
Vesuvius volcano seen from the ruins of Pompei (Photo: Markus Heuer) [info]
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Roman taverna in Ercolaneo (Photo: Markus Heuer)
Roman taverna in Ercolaneo (Photo: Markus Heuer) [info]
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Roman mosaic (Photo: Markus Heuer)
Roman mosaic (Photo: Markus Heuer) [info]
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Macellum in Pozzuoli (Photo: Markus Heuer)
Macellum in Pozzuoli (Photo: Markus Heuer) [info]
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The Yellow Napoletanian Tuff formation at the coast of Posillipo, formed by a huge explosive caldera-forming volcanic eruption of the Campi Flegrei about 12000 years ago. (Photo: Markus Heuer)
The Yellow Napoletanian Tuff formation at the coast of Posillipo, formed by a huge explosive caldera... [info]
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Cat group (Photo: Markus Heuer)
Cat group (Photo: Markus Heuer) [info]
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Sunset mood at the beach of Capo Miseno (Photo: Markus Heuer)
Sunset mood at the beach of Capo Miseno (Photo: Markus Heuer) [info]
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Boiling mud pond at the Pisciarelli fumarole (Photo: Markus Heuer)
Boiling mud pond at the Pisciarelli fumarole (Photo: Markus Heuer) [info]
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Fumaroles at Pisciarelli (Photo: Markus Heuer)
Fumaroles at Pisciarelli (Photo: Markus Heuer) [info]
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Fumaroles (Photo: Markus Heuer)
Fumaroles (Photo: Markus Heuer) [info]
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Delicate sulphur crystals cover much of the ground near the fumaroles. (Photo: Markus Heuer)
Delicate sulphur crystals cover much of the ground near the fumaroles. (Photo: Markus Heuer) [info]
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Altered tuff layers coated with sulphur and other minerals (Photo: Markus Heuer)
Altered tuff layers coated with sulphur and other minerals (Photo: Markus Heuer) [info]
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Fruit vendor in Naples (Photo: Markus Heuer)
Fruit vendor in Naples (Photo: Markus Heuer) [info]
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Crater of Vesuvius volcano (Photo: Markus Heuer)
Crater of Vesuvius volcano (Photo: Markus Heuer) [info]
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On the crater rim of Vesuvius volcano (Photo: Markus Heuer)
On the crater rim of Vesuvius volcano (Photo: Markus Heuer) [info]
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View from the Cono Grande of Vesuvius towards the Monte Somma, remnant of the volcanic edifice that was destroyed by the 79 AD Plinian eruption. (Photo: Markus Heuer)
View from the Cono Grande of Vesuvius towards the Monte Somma, remnant of the volcanic edifice that ... [info]
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Lunch break in a winery at the slopes of Vesuvius. (Photo: Markus Heuer)
Lunch break in a winery at the slopes of Vesuvius. (Photo: Markus Heuer) [info]
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Approaching the Stromboli volcano at dawn. (Photo: Markus Heuer)
Approaching the Stromboli volcano at dawn. (Photo: Markus Heuer) [info]
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The ferry sails past the world-famous pumice quarries of Lipari. (Photo: Markus Heuer)
The ferry sails past the world-famous pumice quarries of Lipari. (Photo: Markus Heuer) [info]
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View from Monte Pilatus on Lipari towards Vulcano Island in the background. (Photo: Markus Heuer)
View from Monte Pilatus on Lipari towards Vulcano Island in the background. (Photo: Markus Heuer) [info]
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Detail of the Rocce Rosse obsidian lava flow of Lipari, the most recent volcanic product of the island formed during an eruption, probably around 729 AD. (Photo: Markus Heuer)
Detail of the Rocce Rosse obsidian lava flow of Lipari, the most recent volcanic product of the isla... [info]
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Inside the fortified Akropolis of Lipari, near the Greek cementary. (Photo: Markus Heuer)
Inside the fortified Akropolis of Lipari, near the Greek cementary. (Photo: Markus Heuer) [info]
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View of Vulcano from the sea (Photo: Markus Heuer)
View of Vulcano from the sea (Photo: Markus Heuer) [info]
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View towards the peninsula Vulcanello from the crater rim of Fossa volcano (Vulcano Island). (Photo: Markus Heuer)
View towards the peninsula Vulcanello from the crater rim of Fossa volcano (Vulcano Island). (Photo:... [info]
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Wide-angle view of Vulcano's crater. (Photo: Markus Heuer)
Wide-angle view of Vulcano's crater. (Photo: Markus Heuer) [info]
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Bread-crust bomb on the crater rim of La Fossa volcano (Photo: Markus Heuer)
Bread-crust bomb on the crater rim of La Fossa volcano (Photo: Markus Heuer) [info]
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Fumaroles on the crater rim of Fossa (Photo: Markus Heuer)
Fumaroles on the crater rim of Fossa (Photo: Markus Heuer) [info]
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Sulphur needles (Photo: Markus Heuer)
Sulphur needles (Photo: Markus Heuer) [info]
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Ground covered with sulphur (Photo: Markus Heuer)
Ground covered with sulphur (Photo: Markus Heuer) [info]
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Looking at the sea (Photo: Markus Heuer)
Looking at the sea (Photo: Markus Heuer) [info]
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Panorama of Panarea Island (Photo: Markus Heuer)
Panorama of Panarea Island (Photo: Markus Heuer) [info]
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Cliffs of Cala Junco bay on Panarea (Photo: Markus Heuer)
Cliffs of Cala Junco bay on Panarea (Photo: Markus Heuer) [info]
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View towards Forgia Vecchia on Stromboli's SE side (Photo: Markus Heuer)
View towards Forgia Vecchia on Stromboli's SE side (Photo: Markus Heuer) [info]
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Date palm with Stromboli volcano behind (Photo: Markus Heuer)
Date palm with Stromboli volcano behind (Photo: Markus Heuer) [info]
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Small road in Stromboli village (Photo: Markus Heuer)
Small road in Stromboli village (Photo: Markus Heuer) [info]
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"Picasso" face on the cliff of Strombolicchio island (Photo: Markus Heuer)
"Picasso" face on the cliff of Strombolicchio island (Photo: Markus Heuer) [info]
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Ginostra village seen from the sea (Photo: Markus Heuer)
Ginostra village seen from the sea (Photo: Markus Heuer) [info]
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View of the summit region of Stromboli with lots of volcanic gas emission from the active craters. (Photo: Markus Heuer)
View of the summit region of Stromboli with lots of volcanic gas emission from the active craters. (... [info]
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Strombolian eruption at dusk (Photo: Markus Heuer)
Strombolian eruption at dusk (Photo: Markus Heuer) [info]
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Eruption of the western vent (Photo: Markus Heuer)
Eruption of the western vent (Photo: Markus Heuer) [info]
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Strombolian eruptions from two of the eastern vents (Photo: Markus Heuer)
Strombolian eruptions from two of the eastern vents (Photo: Markus Heuer) [info]
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Powerful erruption from the central/western crater vent (Photo: Markus Heuer)
Powerful erruption from the central/western crater vent (Photo: Markus Heuer) [info]
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Eastern and western vents erupting at the same time. (Photo: Markus Heuer)
Eastern and western vents erupting at the same time. (Photo: Markus Heuer) [info]
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The ancient Greek theater of Taormina (Photo: Markus Heuer)
The ancient Greek theater of Taormina (Photo: Markus Heuer) [info]
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Lava columns at the Alcantara gorge (Photo: Markus Heuer)
Lava columns at the Alcantara gorge (Photo: Markus Heuer) [info]
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People walking on the rim of the 2002 crater of Etna (Photo: Markus Heuer)
People walking on the rim of the 2002 crater of Etna (Photo: Markus Heuer) [info]
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View from 3000 m a.s.l. over the sea of clouds (Etna) (Photo: Markus Heuer)
View from 3000 m a.s.l. over the sea of clouds (Etna) (Photo: Markus Heuer) [info]
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The principal active vent of Etna's SE crater (Photo: Markus Heuer)
The principal active vent of Etna's SE crater (Photo: Markus Heuer) [info]
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The volcanological observatory of Etna at Pizzi Deneri (Photo: Markus Heuer)
The volcanological observatory of Etna at Pizzi Deneri (Photo: Markus Heuer) [info]
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View from Etna towards the Eolian Islands (Photo: Markus Heuer)
View from Etna towards the Eolian Islands (Photo: Markus Heuer) [info]
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Monti Sartorius cinder cones on Etna's NE flank, formed during a large flank eruption in 1865. (Photo: Markus Heuer)
Monti Sartorius cinder cones on Etna's NE flank, formed during a large flank eruption in 1865. (Phot... [info]
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Cushions of "Spinosanto" (Astragalus siculus) cover much of the slopes between 1800-2400 m elevation at Etna. (Photo: Markus Heuer)
Cushions of "Spinosanto" (Astragalus siculus) cover much of the slopes between 1800-2400 m elevation... [info]
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Trail towards Piano Provenzana (Photo: Markus Heuer)
Trail towards Piano Provenzana (Photo: Markus Heuer) [info]
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Catania, Piazza Università (Photo: Markus Heuer)
Catania, Piazza Università (Photo: Markus Heuer) [info]
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Small courtyard in Catania (Photo: Markus Heuer)
Small courtyard in Catania (Photo: Markus Heuer) [info]
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Piazza Duomo, Catania (Photo: Markus Heuer)
Piazza Duomo, Catania (Photo: Markus Heuer) [info]
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