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Mt. Etna, Sicily

Welcome to Hell - Drones over Etna

haussmannvisuals
haussmannvisuals
1.9k VŪZ 19 12
7 months ago

Sicily's Mt. Etna is one of the earth's most active volcanoes.  In the 1990s, it was added to the list of 'Decade Volcanos' by the International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth's Interior (IAVCEI). This project was initiated by the United Nations to prepare for disasters created by volcanoes; Etna was selected due to its recent activity and the risk presented to nearby residents.  In this aerial video, drone pilot Haussmannvisuals provides a rare look inside the colossal landmark.

Best place in Indonesia- Mount Bromo

Sandrine Hecq
Sandrine Hecq
207 VŪZ 9 8
2 days ago

Top contributor Sandrine Hecq collaborated with the Indonesia tourism board to create this stunning video from the Mt. Bromo volcano, one of the country's top attractions.  The mountain is part of the Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park in East Java, the province which covers the eastern third of Indonesia's most populous island.  The mountain, which has a peak elevation of about just over 2.3k meters (about 7.6k ft.), has been in a state of near-eruption for much of the past few years.    

Vesuvio: Destroyer of Pompeii

Vesuvio

feola.mike
feola.mike
2.0k VŪZ 19 13
2 years ago

Mt. Vesuvius (Vesuvio) in southern Italy is amongst the world's most important volcanoes from a historical perspective.  More or less dormant since the 1940's, it is credited with the most famous volcanic event in history.  In 79 AD, a major eruption more or less wiped out four major Roman towns, the most notable of which was Pompeii.  Contributor feola.mike used a DJI drone to create this beautiful video of the great mountain, still considered one of the more dangerous volcanoes on earth. 

Kanlaon Volcano, Philippines

Kanlaon Volcano(Canlaon)

NAVA
NAVA
536.4k VŪZ 345 151
3 years ago

Part of the Ring of Fire, Kanlaon is one of the most active volcano in the Philippines. With an altitude of almost 2.5k meters (just under 8.1k ft.), it's the highest peak on Negros and indeed in the entire Vasayan Islands region.  From the waterfalls at the base, to the Margaja Valley caldera and rocky Lugud crater, the Canlaon volcano brings new meaning to the saying, "beautiful but deadly."  Contributor NAVA flew over the top of this marvel, creating one of the most-viewed drone videos on AirVuz.  

Japan's Mt. Fuji

Mt. Fuji, Japan

earthspace101
earthspace101
1.4k VŪZ 19 12
2 years ago

Contributor Earthspace101 used a drone to give us this beautiful view of Japan's highest mountain.  The mighty Mt. Fuji is a volcanic mountain which stands about 3.8k meters (12.4 ft.) above sea level on Honshu.  The mountain is known not just for its height but for its geometric near-perfection; the shape of its cone is nearly symmetrical.  Of immense cultural significance in Japan, on clear days the peak of the mountain can be seen from 100 km (about 60 mi) away in Tokyo.  It last erupted in 1708.

Ecuador's Cotapaxi Volcano

Cotopaxi Volcano from Above/ highest active volcano in the world/ forbiden to climb.

rufo_adventure
rufo_adventure
5.4k VŪZ 47 45
2 years ago

Contributor Rufo_Adventure created an amazing drone video of Ecuador's Cotopaxi Volcano, one of the highest in the world.  Part of the Andes, the peak of the mountain stands at 5.9k meters (19.3k ft) above sea level, making it the second highest peak in Ecuador after Mt. Chimborazo.  It's also one of the most active, with about 50 known eruptions in the past 250 years, most recently in 2016.  The video was taken as part of an  expedition that reached the south summit of the mountain.    

Mexico City's Iztaccihuatl

Adventure Hike at Iztaccihuatl - Popocatepetl National Park - Volcano Mexico

Nomade World
Nomade World
238 VŪZ 12 8
a year ago

Behold this stunning drone video of Iztaccihuatl, one of the most famous of Mexican volcanoes.  It is the "twin" to Popocatepetl.  The two mountains form part of the Valley of Mexico, which is the home of Mexico City,  The two mountains are closely tied to the history of the Aztec tribe which once occupied most of Central Mexico.  The names of the two mountains refer to an Aztec warrior and a princess, although there are several different version of the story that transpired between them.  

Mt. Chimborazo: Ecuador's Mightiest Volcano

MIDDLEMOST ANDES OF ECUADOR

QUILICO DRONES
QUILICO DRONES
2.0k VŪZ 24 16
a year ago

Qualico Drones gives us a marvelous view of a portion of the Andes Mountains in Central Ecuador.  The centerpiece of this is Mt. Chimborazo.  This volcanic mountain stands 6.3k meters (about 20.7k ft.) above sea level, making it the highest mountain in this South American country.  The mountain is part of the Cordillera Occidental range, which is a sub-range of the Andes.  The peak of this monster can be seen from Guayaquil, the capital city which lies 140 km (about 85 miles) away! 

Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano

Tears of Pele

haussmannvisuals
haussmannvisuals
2.0k VŪZ 31 30
7 months ago

Pele is the goddess of fire, volcanoes, and the creator of the Hawaiian Islands in Hawaiian religion. In this piece, haussmannvisuals captures the essence of Pele via the errupting Kilauea Volcano off the Big Island with his DJI Phantom 4 Pro and DJI Mavic Pro.  Like a true professional, he waited three years for this moment and made sure to fly in a legal fly zone.  His hard work paid off in this spectacular video, which was nominated for the Drone Video of the Week in late 2018.

Irazú Volcano, Costa Rica

Irazu Volcano

FlyStudioCR
FlyStudioCR
1.2k VŪZ 24 21
2 years ago

Costa Rican drone pilot Flystudio CR gives us an amazing drone video of the active Irazú Volcano, situated in the middle of the country.  Using his drone, he gives us an amazing bird's eye view of the series of craters which sit atop the volcano, the highest in Costa Rica, which is situated in a national park.  On rare clear days, it is possible to see both the Pacific Ocean to the west and the Caribbean Sea to the east from the summit!   The volcano has a peak elevation of just over 3.2k meters (about 11.2k ft.).

Erupting Volcano in Stromboli, Italy

Isola del Fuoco - Island of fire

haussmannvisuals
haussmannvisuals
1.4k VŪZ 18 13
6 months ago

Top conrtributor Haussmannvisuals, profiled in a December, 2018 Drone Dish segment, created this stunning drone video of the island of Stromboli, just off the coast of Sicily.  One of the Aeolian Islands which sit between Sicily and the Italian mainland in the Tyrrhenian Sea, it's home to one of the country's three active volcanoes.  Said volcano is on full display here in its state of near-constant minor eruption, along with other beautiful sites like a lighthouse topped islet just offshore.     

Mexico's Volcán de Colima

Colima Fire Volcano

DronesColima
DronesColima
488 VŪZ 8 8
2 years ago

Here's an amazing view of one of Mexico's most well-known volcanoes, compliments of contributor Dronescolima. Volcán de Colima is situated in the state of Colima in the west-central part of the country.  It's one of the most active volcanoes in the world, having erupted at least 40 times in recorded history.  With a peak elevation of 3.8k meters (about 12.5k ft.), it is situated in the states of Colima and Jalisco.  It's part of the Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt which runs through the middle of the country.  

Volcanoes of Sicily

Sicily´s Volcanoes by Drone 4K

OnFocus
OnFocus
2.0k VŪZ 34 31
7 months ago

Located just off the toe of Italy, Sicily is home to Mount Etna, the largest active volcano in Europe and one of the most active in the world. The volcano is also the tallest mountain in Italy south of the Alps and is surrounded by the Etna National Park.  The rich volcanic soil around it makes for excellent grape growing, making it one of the islands great wine-producing regions. Facts aside, this Drone Video of the Week Nominee by OnFocus gives us a unqiue look at all the beauty the region has to offer. 

Eruption on Réunion Island

Around the Volcano

Christian CUVELIER
Christian CUVELIER
5.7k VŪZ 76 83
3 years ago

Réunion Island, a French territory, lies in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Madagascar.  It's one of the more populous islands in the eastern Indian Ocean, with a bit under a million inhabitants.   The island was formed by two volcanos, one of which is still active.  As in, very active, with red-hot lava spewing about.  Top contributor Christian Cuvelier flew his drone over and around the mountain which dominates this tiny tropical paradise.  Prepare to be astounded by the bird's eye views of an active volcano.   

Indonesia's Ijen Volcano Complex

ROAD to KAWAH IJEN

NAVA
NAVA
55.2k VŪZ 97 58
2 years ago

Ijen is a complex of volcanoes lying on the eastern end of Java, the most populous of the 17k+ islands in the Indonesian archipelago.  The volcano is known for a highly unusual looking blue colored fire in one of the craters, which is due to the presence of sulphur.  Award winning aerial cinematographers Nava Visual Communication flew a drone over the various volcano craters, and seeing the aerial video is akin to taking a virtual hike on the road to Kawah Ijen.

Volcanic Eruption in Sumatra

Droning a Volcano Eruption

AerialRhianna
AerialRhianna
17.5k VŪZ 32 36
2 years ago

Contributor and drone pilot AerialRhianna was able to aerially capture an eruption of Mt. Sinabung, in the north central part of the gigantic island of Sumatra in Indonesia.  After four centuries of dormancy, the volcano began erupting again in 2010.  This video was filmed during an eruption event in 2013, which casued the evacuation of almost 4,000 people.  There were further eruptions in 2014, and in 2016, an eruption killed seven people who were in the area.  

Lava Lake in Central Africa

Nyiragongo Volcano: The biggest lava lake in the world !

Yassin Skartt
Yassin Skartt
2.0k VŪZ 24 18
2 years ago

Contributor Yassin Skartt created this amazing drone video of Nyiragongo Volcano in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, one of the most spectacular natural sites in Sub-Saharan Africa.  It's in the Virunga Mountains, just west of the country's border with Rwanda.  With an altitude of about 3.5k meters (about 11.4k ft.), the mountain is home to a lava lake which varies in depth but which at times is the largest such lake in the world as measured by volume.  

Eruption of Chile's Calbuco Volcano

The awakening of Nature - Calbuco Volcano Eruption 2015

mavdrone
mavdrone
5.0k VŪZ 47 30
2 years ago

Contributor Mavdrone used a DJI drone to create this breathtaking video of the Calbuco Volcano, which lies along the Pacific coast of Chile in the region of Los Lagos.  Dormant since the early 1970's, the volcano erupted in a spectacular fashion in 2015.  Contributor Mavdrone was able to fly a drone over the volcano as it was erupting at that time, creating a memorable aerial video of this geological beast in the heart of the Andes Mountains system.

Soufrière Saint Vincent: Caribbean Volcano

La Soufrière Volcano Hike

www.aerialnorway.com
www.aerialnorway.com
2.3k VŪZ 39 28
2 years ago

For volcano lovers seeking a Caribbean island vacation, the go-to spot is the tiny island of St. Vincent.  The primary island of the nation of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, it's dominated by the Soufrière Saint Vincent  volcano.  The mountain towers over the northern part of the island, rising to a peak of 1.2k meters (just over 4k ft.) above sea level.  In this video from Aerial Norway, you'll get a great bird's eye view of the volcano, one of the highest mountains in the Caribbean.  

Canary Islands: Volcán de Arena

Sand Volcano

LRM Videos
LRM Videos
1.1k VŪZ 23 22
a year ago

LRM Videos used a combination of ground camera and drone footage to create this amazing video of Volcán de Arena, one of the volcanoes of Fuerteventura in Spain's Canary Islands.  This is one of a half dozen volcanoes on this island, which is situated due east of Gran Canaria.   The video features dramatic sweeping shots of the crater, time lapses, and even a peak at a large predatory bird.  The number of active volcanoes is a function of their relatively young geological age.

Volcanoes of the South Pacific

Vanuatu & Nouvelle Calédonie from above

AirDroner
AirDroner
8.8k VŪZ 59 36
2 years ago

In the Melanesia region of the South Pacific Islands, the most prominent groups of islands are Vanuatu and New Caledonia.  While New Caledonia remains a French dependency at least through 2018, Vanatu (located about 540 km or 350 mi. away) is now fully independent from France.  Contributor AirDroner created this epic aerial tour of these tropical islands, which includes footage of some of the still-active volcanoes which produced them.  

Mexico's Citlaltépetl

Chalenging Hike at Pico de Orizaba (Citlaltépetl) Highest Mexican Volcano

Nomade World
Nomade World
412 VŪZ 14 6
a year ago

Contributor Nomade World used a drone to capture a memorable hike on Pico de Orizaba (Citlaltépetl), otherwise known as the highest mountain in Mexico.  The dormant (but not extinct) volcano is situated on the Trans-Mexican Volcanic belt that defines so much of the geography of the country.  The mountain stands about 5,600 meters (about 18.5k) ft. above sea level, making it the third highest peak in North America.  Orizaba is the world's second most prominent volcanic peak.  

Mt. Papandayan, Java

Mount Papandayan - Indonesia

mavicgrapher
mavicgrapher
854 VŪZ 21 10
8 months ago

Check out this amazing drone video of Mount Papandayan on the island of Java in Indonesia.  It's a stratovolcano located southeast of Bandung, the capital of the West Java region and the third largest city of Indonesia.  Papandayan's peak has an elevation of just under 2.7k meters 9about 8.7k ft.), making it one of the taller volcanoes on Java.  The volcano had erupted catastrophically in 1772, killing thousands.  After remaining quiet for over two centuries, it's been active again early in the 21st century.

Colombia's Volcán de Puracé

Volcán de Puracé

la.drones
la.drones
1.2k VŪZ 12 12
3 months ago

Behold this amazing drone video of one of Colombia's most active volcanoes, compliments of top contributor la.drones.  Volcán de Puracé is located in the Puracé National Natural Park, in the western part of this South American country.  The stratovolcano is part of the Cordillera Central, one of the sub-ranges of the Andes which run through Colombia.  Standing over 4.6k meters (just over 15.2k ft.) the volcano has exploded many times in modern history, most recently in 1977.

FPV Flight through a Volcano

Pele's daemon - Flowing lava fpv flight

Gab707
Gab707
1.6k VŪZ 32 14
a year ago

Only a couple weeks before the volcanic eruption on Big Island in Hawaii, AirVūz sponsored and Drone Racing League pilot Gab707 flew over the flowing lava before it erupted in spectacular fashion! Flying a quad above an active lava field ain't easy business, though.  Gab had to trek for hours through tough terrain, fight strong winds, and avoid steamy volcanic chimneys in order to share this epic drone footage with us.  Enjoy the unique vantage point provided by this long range flight!

Profile of Hausmannvisuals

The Drone Dish: haussmannvisuals

The Drone Dish
The Drone Dish
324 VŪZ 16 4
6 months ago

In this segment of Drone Dish, Tyler chats with top drone pilot Daniel Haussmann, aka Haussmannvisuals.  Hailing from Germany, Daniel has traveled the world, from the Faroe Islands to Italy to southern China, to make amazing cinematic drone videos.  His video "Hong Kong- Reach the Sky" has been nominated as a Finalist for the Second Annual Drone Video Awards in the Cities category.  Watch to find out what it's like to fly over the volcanoes of Sicily!  

Volcano Compilation Video

Epic Volcanoes Around the World 🌋

AirVūz Social
AirVūz Social
786 VŪZ 27 9
a year ago

Drones are giving us an up close look at some of the world’s oldest and most dangerous volcanoes.  In celebration of some of the best drone views of volcanoes the team at AirVūz compiled this video including views of Kanloan Volcano in the Philippines, Mount Batur in Indonesia, Piton de la Fournaise on Réunion Island,  Mount Sinabung in Indonesia, Cotopaxi in Ecuador, and Mount Bromo in Indonesia.

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MOUNT BROMO

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Nicaragua's Volcan Masaya

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