The eruption of Piton de la Fournaise

The Piton de la Fournaise, on the French Indian Ocean Reunion Island, is one of the world's most active volcanoes. [14 photos total]

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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) #
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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. (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. (REUTERS/File) #
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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. (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) #
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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) #
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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. (REUTERS/Richard Bouhet) #
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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. (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) #

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