Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-01382
Liquid molten sulfur at a thermal area of the Kuju volcanic complex on the southern Japanese island of Kyushu drips over the lip of the small fumarolic vent. The sulfur then solidifies, forming these beautiful stalactite-like features on the side of the vent.
Copyrighted photo by Katia and Maurice Krafft, 1981.
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