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.
In this amazing close-up by Olivier Grunewald, we see molten sulfur burning atop a solid sulfur deposit. The picture was taken at the sulfur mine located in the crater of the Kawah Ijen volcano in East Java, Indonesia.
So crazy this happens! They are called frost flowers, a strange phenomenon where frost grows from imperfections in the surface ice amid extreme sub-zero temperatures nearing or forming spiky structures that have been found to house microorganisms.