White Island (February 2004)
Crater lake ; pictures : Patrick Barois.
Arrival by boat.
On the floor of the crater
Back, crater's lake depression with sulfur fumerolles around ; the old destroyed factory is on the right.
Fumeroles and sulfur
On the floor of the crater ; crater's lake is back sulfuric fumeroles.
Picture : Patrick Barois.
The old factory
Quantities of sulfur allowed from the 19e century a small industry which stopped in 1914 after a violent explosion destroying buildings and killingt some workmen.