Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Weekly Volcano #17: Piton de la Fournaise, Reunion Island

Piton was active in August 1998 when I visited.  Unlike security at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, people were free to wander inside the crater as long as lava flows were erupting in a passive manner.
A few tourists did get 'gassed' though.


Kapfor Craters


Fresh Lava at 1300 degrees centigrade



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