Smoke billows from a new island off the coast of Nishinoshima, a small, uninhabited island in the Ogasawara chain, far south of Tokyo. In a thousand years this could be the only bit of Japan left, but what will it be called by the people who live there.
Fulgurite - Sand hit by lightning. This picture is not Fulgurite by the way.This is a stick with wet sand on it.Fulgurite is usually found in the ground where lightning has struck and is usually very small glass tubules.
Eyjafjallajökull is one of the smaller ice caps of Iceland, situated to the north of Skógar and to the west of Mýrdalsjökull. The ice cap covers the caldera of a volcano with a summit elevation of metres.
Indonesian-born and Qatar-based photographer Helminadia Ranford captures Mother Nature in action with her breathtaking photos of Mt. Bromo, an active volcano in East Java, Indonesia, with smoke billowing out of its majestic peak.