Mystery Volcano Photo #29

Time for a new mystery volcano photo. The last one was a little harder, but Boris Behncke got it on his first try as Negit Island in Mono Lake, California (top left).


So, the current standings:

  • Boris Behncke - 5
  • Don Crain - 4
  • The Bobs - 3
  • gijs - 2
  • volcanista - 1
  • Lockwood - 1
  • Elizabeth - 1
  • Ralph - 1
  • Anne - 1
  • Cam - 1
  • gg - 1
  • Damon Hynes - 1
  • Marco - 1
  • Doug C. - 1
  • Diane - 1
  • Stephen - 1
  • MK, Alberta - 1
  • Kultsi - 1
  • Henrik - 1
  • Zane - 1
  • Rodger Wilson - 1
  • Here is the new one, submitted by an Eruptions regular. Good luck! Mystery Volcano Photo #29.

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