Mud Volcano

September 15, 2007


Provided by: Hsieh LungChin, Laiyi High School, Taiwan
Summary authors & editors: Hsieh LungChin

A butane outburst from the bottom of mudstone mixes with water to create this mud dragon-like volcano. Whenever and however the butane is ignited, the resulting "volcano" erupts for nearly 12 hours. Photo taken in Pingtung, south Taiwan, on August 4, 2006.

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