A forked tongue of lava scorches a side of the Philippines' Mayon Volcano on December Mayon Volcano's recent eruptions may come as small surprise to area residents, many of whom likely remember the volcano's last eruption.
Volcano oozes lava into the ocean. Lava from the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park pours into the Pacific Ocean. The lava is entering the Pacific from several points along the Wilipe'a delta.
Extreme sports photographer Alexandre Socci accompanied professional kayaker Pedro Oliva and his team as they decided to take on the turbulent waters surrounding Kilauea - most active volcano in Hawaiian Islands
Atlas V Arc of Light: Rocket launched with twin Radiation Belt Storm Probes sent to explore the Van Allen Belts that surround Earth. Astrophotographer Mike Killian took this photo from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida Aug.
Kawah Ijen volcano in Indonesia: "This blue glow, unusual for a volcano, isn't the lava itself, as unfortunately can be read on many websites. It is due to the combustion of sulfuric gases in contact with air temperatures above ~Smithsonian Magazine