Kawah Ijen Volcano in Indonesia Emits Eerie Blue Flames

Kawah Ijen Volcano in Indonesia Emits Eerie Blue Flames

French photographer Olivier Grunewald captured these stunning photos of blue flames emanating from the Kawah Ijen volcano in Indonesia. The striking phenomena is caused by molten sulfur, which is emitted from the volcano in vast quantities, and ignites when exposed to air.

Kawah Ijen Volcano in Indonesia Emits Eerie Blue Flames

Kawah Ijen Volcano in Indonesia Emits Eerie Blue Flames

Kawah Ijen Volcano in Indonesia Emits Eerie Blue Flames

photos by Olivier Grunewald

via National Geographic, Amusing Planet, Lost at E Minor

Written by EDW Lynch

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