Blue Flame Ijen Crater Volcano
Blue Flame Ijen Crater Volcano is one of the wonder of the world that appears all night inside of the volcano crater, Most visitors enjoy the beauty of Blue Flame Kawah Ijen Volcano for their photography. They are also curious to know about the process of this flame appearance.
After they get the Ijen Volcano rim, they are really gain original response that Blue Fire on Ijen Volcano is really exist every night. moreover, they also know about a processing how the local miners doing activity taking sulfur from the bottom crater, green acid lake and yellowish sulfur which appears from the crater pipe and only appears every night exactly begin at 18.00 PM and finish at 05.30 AM. Since National Geographic mentioned about the electric – blue flame Crater, tourist numbers visit this crater increased up to thousands in every week.
The existance for Blue Flame Ijen Volcano Crater
Blue Flame contain a Stunning Electric Flames that erupted from volcano and only accored every night wherein a dazzling electric-blue fire can often be seen streaming down the mountain at night, the blue fire glow unusual for a volcano with lava. The glow of this flame is actually the light from the combustion of sulfuric gases, Grunewald explained, taht the gases emerge from cracks in the volcano at high pressure with temperature up to 1,112°F (600°C). When they come in contact with the air, they ignited, sending flames up to 16 feet (5 meters) high. Some of the gases condense into liquid sulfur, “which continues to burn as it flows down to the slopes.
Blue Flame was described in antiquity in Italy on the south slope of Mount Vesuvius and on the island of Vulcano. It is may also be observed at the base of the plume of erupting volcanoes, when ash explosions occured.
Ijen Crater is the subject of a new documentary released earlier this month that was produced by Grunewald and Régis Etienne, the president of Geneva’s Society of Volcanology. Ijen Volcano Crater Lake, at the top of the volcano, is the world’s largest such body of water filled with hydrochloric acid. In fact, it’s the acid that makes the water green.
Blue Flame Ijen Crater seem like the gas stove fire, The flame appears all night, need a equipments to get it such as Flashlight, Trekking Shoes, and gass mask. varios tourists this Blue Fire, some of them enjoy the view and some of them visit the blue flame only to know about the Blue Fire process, such as John Pallister, a USGS geologist who has studied the volcano.
The Activity of Miners in Ijen Volcano Crater
Mining a sulfur is the one way to earn money by miners. Sometime the miners spraying water from a small pump onto the pipes to promote cooling and condensation. Sulfur stalactites sometimes from the liquid dripping from the pipes then collected and sold to tourists. All miners work at night under the eerie blue light to escape the heat of the sun and to earn extra income. The miners sell the sulfur for about 600 Indonesian rupiah per kilo (less than 25 U.S. cents per pound). They can carry loads of 176 to 220 pounds (80 to 100 kilos) once a day or twice if they work into the night.
How to enjoy the Blue Flame Ijen Crater tour?
Ijen Crater tour package is the most popular tour package mostly booked by Our clients, The nearest way to enjoy the Blue Flame Ijen Crater tour is from Banyuwangi, through Ferry Ketapang Port of Banyuwangi hotel. The Blue Flametour from Banyuwangi will arranged using a hardtop at midnight time and finish at 12.00 PM (day time).
Before the Blue Flame Ijen volcano tour begin, We suggest You to bring a jacket, gloves, trekking pole and a bottle of mineral drinks. You will do trekking for 2 hours from Paltuding (rest area) with the local ranger, then all landscapes at 05.00 AM until.
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Blue Flame Ijen Crater Volcano East Java, Indonesia
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