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La Soufrière: A Volcano Hike on Saint Vincent Island

www.aerialnorway.com

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.  

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Sicily´s Volcanoes by Drone 4K

OnFocus
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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. 

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Mount Bromo

Fabio Knoll

Award winning contributor and drone pilot Fabio Knoll created this epic aerial look at Mt. Bromo, an active volcano in East Java, Indonesia.  Named after a Hindu god, the volcano is part of the Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park.  The volcano has been in a state of eruption or near-eruption during much of the 21st century thus far, leading to numerous warnings and advisories.  Nevertheless, it continues to be one of the biggest tourist attractions in Java.  

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Tears of Pele

haussmannvisuals

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.

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Isola del Fuoco - Island of fire

haussmannvisuals

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.     

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Vesuvio

feola.mike

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. 

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Kanlaon Volcano(Canlaon)

NAVA
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Part of the Ring of Fire, Kanlaon is one of the most active volcano in the Philippines, with 30 eruptions in the last 200 years. It sits on the island of Negros.  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.  

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Droning a Volcano Eruption

AerialRhianna

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.  

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Welcome to Hell - Drones over Etna

haussmannvisuals

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.

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Adventure Hike at Iztaccihuatl - Popocatepetl National Park - Volcano Mexico

Nomade World

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.  

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

rufo_adventure

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.    

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Around the Volcano

Christian CUVELIER

Reunion Island, a French territory, lies in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Madagascar.  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.   

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ROAD to KAWAH IJEN

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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.

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Nyiragongo Volcano: The biggest lava lake in the world !

Yassin Skartt

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.  

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The awakening of Nature - Calbuco Volcano Eruption 2015

mavdrone

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 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.

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MIDDLEMOST ANDES OF ECUADOR

QUILICO DRONES

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! 

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Sand Volcano

LRM Videos

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.

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Vanuatu & Nouvelle Calédonie from above

AirDroner

In the southwestern part of the South Pacific Island region, the most prominent groups of islands are Vanuatu and New Caledonia.  Vantuato is an independent nation, while New Caledonia remains a French dependency at least through 2018.  Contributor AirDroner created this epic aerial tour of these tropical islands, which includes footage of some of the still-active volcanoes which produced them.  

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Blood of the earth

B.FILMS - BANOR Jerome

Contributor and drone pilot B.FILMS - BANOR Jerome took some big risks and flew his drone over the volcanic eruption of the Piton de la Fournaise on September 15, 2018.  Situated on the French department's Reunion Island, located in the Indian Ocean, this volcano upholds the island's reputation for magmatic activity. Many tourists venture to the site of the Piton de la Fournaise in hope of seeing some hot lava action.

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Pele's daemon - Flowing lava fpv flight

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Only a couple weeks before the volcanic eruption on Big Island in Hawaii, DRL and AirVūz sponsored pilot, Gab707, flew over the flowing lava before it erupted! Flying a quad above an active lava field ain't easy business.  He had to trek for hours through tough terrain, fight strong winds, and avoid steamy volcanic chimneys in order to share this drone footage with us.

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Volcanoes in France - Puy de Dôme

astropote

Yes, you read that correctly: volcanoes in France.  Puy de Dôme is an active volcanic dome in the Masif Central region, close to the middle of the country.  It's less than 11,000 years old, a newborn in geological terms.  Contributor Astropote used a drone and four spotters to fly over the crater of the great dome, which is about 200 meters (650 ft) across and 90 meters (300 ft.) deep.  Puy de Dôme is now one of the major tourist destinations in south-central France.

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Irazu Volcano

FlyStudioCR

Costa Rican drone pilot Flystudio CR gives us an amazing drone video of the active Irazu 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!   

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DroneCult : Burning Mountains (Bromo and Ijen Crater) 4K

DroneCult

Many of Indonesia's volcanoes pose spectacular hiking opportunities.  With modest elevations, hiking to the tops of these "peaks" can yield spectacular views into their craters.  In this video, contributor DroneCult aerially filmed amazing hiking trips to Mt. Bromo and Ijen Crater, both of which are in East Java (the province which lies at the eastern end of the island of Java).  The latter of the two volcanoes is taller, with an elevation of about 2.8k (9.2k ft) above sea level.  

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Poas Volcano Costa Rica

FlyStudioCR

Poas is a very active volcano in the center of the Central American nation of Costa Rica.  This volcano, which stands 2.7k meters (8.8k feet) tall, has been erupting with great frequency, most recently in April 2017.  FlyStudioCR flew a DJI Phantom 4 Professional drone about and over this volcano, which is closed to tourists since the most recent eruption due to safety concerns.

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Meke Volcanic Lake Konya/TURKEY

Orhan KARAMAN

Lake Meke is a crater lake that was formed in south central Turkey when a volcano erupted 4 million years ago.  The inner crater of the lake was formed from a much more recent eruption about 9,000 years ago.  Now a registered natural monument of Turkey, it is situated in the Konya province of the country's Central Anatolia region.  This drone video by Orhan Karaman provides a clear view of the famous copper volcanic cone island and the two surrounding lakes.

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Epic Volcanoes Around the World 🌋

AirVūz Social

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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The Drone Dish: haussmannvisuals

The Drone Dish

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!  

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