“Mt. Pinatubo Volcanic Crater, November 1994”.  Accumulating seasonal rain waters gradually fill the crater, engulfing the magma dome, now visible as an island. White discolorations visible on the surface waters pinpoint toxic gas emissions escaping from the still smoldering vent below. Philippines

“Mt. Pinatubo Volcanic Crater, November 1994”.  Accumulating seasonal rain waters gradually fill the crater, engulfing the magma dome, now visible as an island. White discolorations visible on the surface waters pinpoint toxic gas emissions escaping from the still smoldering vent below.