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The eruption of Piton de la Fournaise

A long time exposure shows molten lava which flows from the Piton de la Fournaise, one of the world's most active volcanoes, on the French Indian Ocean Reunion Island.  REUTERS/Gilles Adt

A long time exposure shows molten lava which flows from the Piton de la Fournaise, one of the world's most active volcanoes, on the French Indian Ocean Reunion Island. REUTERS/Gilles Adt

A long time exposure shows molten lava which flows from the Piton de la Fournaise, one of the world's most active volcanoes, on the French Indian Ocean Reunion Island. REUTERS/Gilles Adt
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Molten lava erupts from the Piton de la Fournaise. REUTERS/Gilles Adt

Molten lava erupts from the Piton de la Fournaise. REUTERS/Gilles Adt

Molten lava erupts from the Piton de la Fournaise. REUTERS/Gilles Adt
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Molten lava erupts from the Piton de la Fournaise. 

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Molten lava erupts from the Piton de la Fournaise. REUTERS/Gilles Adt

Molten lava erupts from the Piton de la Fournaise. REUTERS/Gilles Adt
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Molten lava flows from the Piton de la Fournaise, August 2015.

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Molten lava flows from the Piton de la Fournaise, August 2015. REUTERS/Gilles Adt

Molten lava flows from the Piton de la Fournaise, August 2015. REUTERS/Gilles Adt
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Lava from the Piton de la Fournaise volcano blocks the main national RN 2 road which connects the island from East to South, July 2001. 


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Lava from the Piton de la Fournaise volcano blocks the main national RN 2 road which connects the island from East to South, July 2001. REUTERS/File

Lava from the Piton de la Fournaise volcano blocks the main national RN 2 road which connects the island from East to South, July 2001. REUTERS/File
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Lava erupts from the Piton de la Fournaise, August 2015.  

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Lava erupts from the Piton de la Fournaise, August 2015. REUTERS/Gilles Adt

Lava erupts from the Piton de la Fournaise, August 2015. REUTERS/Gilles Adt
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Molten lava erupts from the Piton de la Fournaise, August 2015. 

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Molten lava erupts from the Piton de la Fournaise, August 2015. REUTERS/Gilles Adt

Molten lava erupts from the Piton de la Fournaise, August 2015. REUTERS/Gilles Adt
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Two volcanologists stand on cooled volcanic rock as lava flows from the Piton de la Fournaise, August 2015.  REUTERS/Gilles Adt

Two volcanologists stand on cooled volcanic rock as lava flows from the Piton de la Fournaise, August 2015. REUTERS/Gilles Adt

Two volcanologists stand on cooled volcanic rock as lava flows from the Piton de la Fournaise, August 2015. REUTERS/Gilles Adt
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Two volcanologists stand on cooled volcanic rock as molten lava erupts from the Piton de la Fournaise, one of the world's most active volcanoes, in this picture taken July 31, 2015, on the  French Indian Ocean Reunion Island. The volcano erupted on Friday, opening up a 800-metre-long crack in its crater and sending hot jets of molten lava spewing up from the peak.  Picture taken July 31, 2015.   REUTERS/Gilles Adt

Two volcanologists stand on cooled volcanic rock as molten lava erupts from the Piton de la Fournaise, one of the world's most active volcanoes, in this picture taken July 31, 2015, on the French Indian Ocean Reunion Island. The volcano erupted on...more

Two volcanologists stand on cooled volcanic rock as molten lava erupts from the Piton de la Fournaise, one of the world's most active volcanoes, in this picture taken July 31, 2015, on the French Indian Ocean Reunion Island. The volcano erupted on Friday, opening up a 800-metre-long crack in its crater and sending hot jets of molten lava spewing up from the peak. Picture taken July 31, 2015. REUTERS/Gilles Adt
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Molten lava erupts from the Piton de la Fournaise, August 2015.  REUTERS/Gilles Adt

Molten lava erupts from the Piton de la Fournaise, August 2015. REUTERS/Gilles Adt

Molten lava erupts from the Piton de la Fournaise, August 2015. REUTERS/Gilles Adt
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The Piton de la Fournaise volcano erupts, March 2001. 


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The Piton de la Fournaise volcano erupts, March 2001. REUTERS/Richard Bouhet

The Piton de la Fournaise volcano erupts, March 2001. REUTERS/Richard Bouhet
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Scientists stand near a lava flow from the Piton de la Fournaise volcano, October 2000. 


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Scientists stand near a lava flow from the Piton de la Fournaise volcano, October 2000. REUTERS/Files

Scientists stand near a lava flow from the Piton de la Fournaise volcano, October 2000. REUTERS/Files
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Molten lava erupts from the Piton de la Fournaise, July 2015. 

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Molten lava erupts from the Piton de la Fournaise, July 2015. REUTERS/Gilles Adt

Molten lava erupts from the Piton de la Fournaise, July 2015. REUTERS/Gilles Adt
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The moon rises as molten lava erupts from the Piton de la Fournaise, July 2015. REUTERS/Gilles Adt

The moon rises as molten lava erupts from the Piton de la Fournaise, July 2015. REUTERS/Gilles Adt

The moon rises as molten lava erupts from the Piton de la Fournaise, July 2015. REUTERS/Gilles Adt
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