We see a lot of volcano pictures. The orange lava is always an easy visual subject. However, I like Mario Laporta's take on it here. It's an unexpected way to photograph an eruption.
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The Stromboli volcano north of Sicily spewes lava into the sea on Feb. 28. The volcano, which attracts up to 6,000 tourists every year, was placed under heightened surveillance after scientists noticed higher seismic activity.