Majestic Photos Of Mount Fuji At Dawn That Will Inspire Your Week

These photos of Japan’s Mount Fuji capture the majesty and quiet beauty of the iconic sight. Shot by Japanese photographer Takashi Nakazawa, these monochromatic scenes capture the quiet, clear hours around the mountain before the sun is fully risen. Continue reading »

Photo of the Day: Mount Raung, Banyuwangi, East Java, Indonesia

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Mount Raung spews volcanic ash as seen from Sumber Arum village in Banyuwangi, East Java, Indonesia, 13 July 2015. A volcanic eruption on Indonesia’s Java island has forced the closure of four airports, including those on the popular tourist islands of Bali. Mount Raung, located in East Java province, has been spewing ash and rocks since June, prompting authorities to raise its alert to the second highest level. (Photo by Fully Handoko/EPA)

Cold Winter on Mount Washington

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In this Tuesday, March 10, 2015 photo, rime ice extends horizontally from a metal pole at the summit of Mt. Washington, in New Hampshire. Rime ice forms in the direction of the wind driven fog that often blows across the summit at hurricane force. (Photo by Robert F. Bukaty/AP Photo)
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Mount Sinabung Volcano Erupts in Indonesia

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Mount Sinabung volcano erupts, as seen from Tiga Pancur village, Karo Regency in Indonesia’s North Sumatra province October 8, 2014. (Photo by Y. T. Haryono/Reuters)
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Jetman, Yves Rossy, Flies Around Mount Fuji


In this photo taken Friday, Nov. 1, 2013 and provided by Breitling, Yves Rossy, known as the Jetman, jumps from a helicopter near Mount Fuji in Japan. The Swiss aviator jumped from a helicopter at an altitude of 3,600 meters (11,811 feet) and successfully flew the jet-powered carbon-Kevlar Jetwing around the 3,776-meter (12,388-foot)-tall mountain, Japan’s highest peak, which was recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage site in June. (AP Photo/Katsuhiko Tokunaga, Breitling) Continue reading »

Mount Etna Volcano Erupts Again: Stunning Images

Italy’s Mount Etna, the tallest volcano in Europe, erupted on Sunday for the fourth time this year. A massive plume was reportedly seen rising as high as seven kilometres from Mount Etna off the Italian island of Sicily.

Smoke rises from Mount Etna as it spews lava on the southern Italian island of Sicily on 18 March. (REUTERS/Antonio Parrinello) Continue reading »

Mount Etna Spews Lava High into Sky in Italy

Mount Etna spews lava on the southern Italian island of Sicily August 6, 2011. (Reuters)

Mount Etna started erupting in end July, spewing ash and lava in Zafferana Etnea, on the southern Italian island of Sicily. Europe’s tallest and most active volcano, Mount Etna’s eruption lighted the Sicilian sky this weekend as it ejected lava into the sky as high as 200-250m (650-820ft), BBC reported. Continue reading »