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Climbers descend into boiling volcanic lava

October 4, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
Volcanologists were able to capture footage of a man climbing just 100 meters away from boiling lava.The video, posted on YouTube, shows the man in a protective suit with the lava boiling ferociously below him.

It was filmed at the Marum Volcano in the South Pacific Ocean.

Some have questioned if the video is real, but the scientist who shot the video told a Britain's Daily Mail newspaper that it's the real deal.

He did point out that the long lens makes the lava look closer than it actually is.