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The incandescent crater of Santiaguito, Guatemala, lights the volcano's gas plume and provides a fiery counterpoint to the glow of the moon. Captured from about 500 meters below the active lava dome d

The incandescent crater of Santiaguito, Guatemala, lights the volcano's gas plume and provides a fiery counterpoint to the glow of the moon. Captured from about 500 meters below the active lava dome during an international scientific expedition.

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Date Taken: 01.2012
Date Uploaded: 11.2012
Photo Location: Guatemala
Camera: NIKON D80
Copyright: © Benjamin Phillips