Volcano inferno

Molten lava spewing from the volcano Piton de la Fournaise, literally Peak of the Furnace, on the eastern side of France's Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean on Sunday. The peak is one of the world's most active volcanoes and has seen more than 150 e
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Molten lava spewing from the volcano Piton de la Fournaise, literally Peak of the Furnace, on the eastern side of France's Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean on Sunday. The peak is one of the world's most active volcanoes and has seen more than 150 eruptions since the 17th century.

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