Geology: Fireworks with a difference: Photographer Ulla Lohmann documents the most active volcanoes in Europe

The earth is shaking.

Geology: Fireworks with a difference: Photographer Ulla Lohmann documents the most active volcanoes in Europe

The earth is shaking. Very slightly, but noticeable. The sulfur gases sting my nose and make my eyes water. Behind me is the darkest night - and the volcano glows in front of me. The red cloud above the black crater rim is sometimes larger, sometimes smaller, it pulsates like a heart. Although as a volcano photographer and researcher I have seen many active mountains of fire, this elemental force always amazes me. I'm at Stromboli, one of the most active volcanoes in Europe.

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