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WATCH: Man rappels into active volcano, takes selfie

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Posted at 3:37 PM, Sep 05, 2014
and last updated 2014-09-06 12:42:25-04

George Kourounis, of the TV series Angry Planet, rappelled into Marum Crater, an active lava lake on the summit of the Ambrym Volcano in the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu. The action in the video above heats up at 1:10.

He was joined by Sam Cossman and volcanic pioneers Geoff Mackely and Brad Ambrose.

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Along the way Kourounis stopped to take what may be the hottest selfie ever: