Blue Lava from a Volcano in Ethiopia

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A Volcano in Ethiopia that has blue lava due to a high sulfur content. Photo by Olivier Grunewald.

Kudos to the French photographer Olivier Grunewald, who is responsible for this amazing image. This is called a Cerulean eruption, and it comes from a volcano that contains large amounts of pure sulfur. To see more photos of these eruptions, and information on how these shots are taken, there is a great article on ZME Science by Mihai Andrei.

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