Photos of Ambrym Volcano by John Seach.
Ambrym lava lake has variable activity and the level of lava rises and falls ove the years. Sometimes the lava lake can disappear overnight, and other times remain in the summit crater for years.
John Seach has spent a total of 5 months camped at the summit craters over the past 13 years, and 180 visits to the crarters, documenting lava lake activity, taking photos and video. John Seach is the world's most experienced observer of Ambrym Volcano.
John Seach 1999 Ambrym expedition
Ambrym lava lake 1999 - John Seach
Ambrym lava lake in 2002 (mbwelesu crater) - John Seach
Ambrym lava lake 2002 - John Seach
Ambrym lava lake 2007 - John Seach
Benbow crater eruption at sunset
Viewing Ambrym lava lake 2003
John Seach inside Benbow crater 2003
Inside Benbow crater, Ambrym volcano
Free-climbing out of Benbow lava lake crater, Ambrym Island
Ambrym volcano lava lake
Freshwater crayfish, Ambrym Island, Vanuatu
pacific boa, Ambrym Island
Spider, Ambrym Island
Lava meets the sea. West coast of Ambrym Island, Vanuatu
Ash and scoria meet the sea. West coast of Ambrym Island, Vanuatu
Lava tube, Ambrym Island
Dip Point hospital, Ambrym Island. Destroyed by 1913-14 eruption
Ambrym Island village
Kava drinking, Ambrym Island, Vanuatu
Sand Drawing, Ambrym Island
Tamtam west Ambrym Island, Vanuatu 2007
Tree ferns, Ambrym Island
Soccer match on Ambrym Island, along with volcanic ash.
Ambrym Orchids - John Seach
Ambrym Jungle - John Seach
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John Seach provides professional services to the film and television industry with many years volcano filming experience worldwide.