Photo Gallery

Here is a selection of pictures from our time on Mt. Paektu.  If you would like to use these in media or elsewhere please contact us at

Photo: James Hammond – Looking East from Mt. Paektu
Lake Chon panorama view
Photo: Richard Stone – Lake Chon
Clive examines a tree killed by millennum ash fall
Photo: Richard Stone: Clive Oppenheimer examining a tree killed by the 946 CE eruption
a parasitic cone some kms from Paektu
Photo: Richard Stone – A parasitic cone east of Mt. Paektu
trees killed by millennium ash fall
Photo: Richard Stone – Trees killed by the 946 CE eruption
the millennium eruption created a tundra like landscape near volcano
Photo: Richard Stone – The Tundra-like environment of Mt. Paektu
James and Clive examining millennium ash layer at caldera
Photo: Richard Stone – Clive Oppenheimer and James Hammond examining deposits from the 946 CE eruption
research station on shore of Lake Chon
Photo: Richard Stone – Research station on the shore of Lake Chon
Photo: Kayla Iacovino – Clive Oppenheimer inspecting the base of the 946 CE eruption
Photo: Kayla Iacovino – Preparing for a trip on Lake Chon
Photo: Kayla Iacovino – At the Caldera edge
Photo: Kayla Iacovino – Mt. Paektu in August
Photo :Kayla Iacovino – The 946 CE eruption deposits in China
Photo: Kayla Iacovino – Testing the seismic equipment in Samjiyon
Photo: Kayla Iacovino – White pumice from the 946 CE eruption
Photo: Kayla Iacovino – Near Mt. Paektu
Photo: Kayla Iacovino – Near Mt. Paektu
Photo: Kayla Iacovino – A view from Lake Chon
Photo: Kayla Iacovino – Servicing the seismometers