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Ijen volcano

Sulphur Mining at Ijen Volcano
The Ijen volcano crater on Indonesia's Java island is one of the world's largest craters. Sulphur mining is a major industry in the region, made possible by an active vent at the edge of a lake, but the work is not without risks. Escaping volcanic gasses are channelled through a network of ceramic pipes, resulting in condensation of molten sulphur.

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Latitude: 8.058S Longitude: 114.242E

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