Photo of the Day 6 October 2007

Ilha Nova, Faial Island, Azores
Photograph by Robert F. Sisson
Sea water instantly turns to super-heated steam as it seeps into the active submarine volcano known as Ilha Nova, or "new island." Months after the volcano first erupted on September 27, 1957, torrential rains from the condensing steam continued to torment the villagers living near the new volcano.

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