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Extremly beautiful and dangerous volcanic eruptions (18 pictures)

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Cleveland Volcano, Alaska – May 23, 2006

Photograph by NASA

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Chaiten Volcano, Chile – May 2, 2008

Photograph by CARLOS GUTIERREZ

 

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Puyehue Volcano, Chile

Photograph by CLAUDIO SANTANA/AFP

 

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Mount Vesuvius, Italy – April 26, 1872

Photograph by GIORGIO SOMMER

 

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Eyjafjallajokul Volacano, Iceland – April 17, 2010

Photograph by LUCAS JACKSON

 

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Eyjafjallajokul Volcano, Iceland – April 17, 2010

Photograph by AP PHOTO/ARNAR THORISSON/HELICOPTER.IS

 

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Kliuchevskoi Volcano, Russia – October 24, 1994

Photograph by NASA

 

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Mt. Bromo, Indonesia – September 28, 2006

Photograph by FISCHERFOTOGRAFIE.NL

 

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Mt. Etna, Italy – October 30, 2002

Photograph by NASA

 

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Mount Merapi, Indonesia – November 3, 2010

Photograph by BEAWIHARTA

 

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Mount Redoubt, Alaska – April 21, 1990

Photograph by R. CLUCAS

 

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Mt. Bromo, Indonesia – December 11, 2010

Photograph by SAEFUL HASYIM

 

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Mayon Volcano, Philippines – September 23, 1984

Photograph by C.G. NEWHALL

 

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Sakurajima, Japan – November 23, 2009

Photograph by KIMON BERLIN

 

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Undersea Volcano off the coast of Tonga – March 18, 2009

Photograph by DANA STEPHENSON

 

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Mount Rinjani, Indonesia 1994

Photograph by OLIVER SPALT

 

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Chaiten Volcano, Chile – May 6, 2008

Photograph by AP PHOTO/LA TERCERA