Tall lava fountains from Nyamuragira early on 8 Nov 2011 (day 2 of the new eruption) (Video: Virunga National Park gorillacd's Channel on YouTube)
Nyamuragira volcano news & eruption updates:
Mittwoch, Okt 24, 2012
Samstag, Apr 28, 2012
Nyamuragira volcano in the DR Congo might be forming a new lava lake in its summit caldera. ...mehr [alles lesen]
Sonntag, Jan 29, 2012
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Freitag, Jan 27, 2012
Nyamuragira volcano (DR Congo), update: eruption continues with active lava lake and lava flow from new NE vent
Während unserer letzten Expedition die, wir besuchten Nyamuragira\ die fortlaufenden Eruption während 22-25 Januar, und gefunden, dass die Eruption noch stark, aber etwas weniger intensiv als während der ersten 1-2 Wochen im Januar. ...mehr [alles lesen]
The second NE vent of the eruption of Nyamuragira seen on 22 Jan 2012. The strong glow is from the active lava lake inside its central vent.
Montag, Jan 16, 2012
expedition to Nyiragongo in Jan 2012, we undertook a side trip to see Nyamuragira still in eruption. Lorraine sent us the following impressions of impressive lava fountains from the new vent (taken 8 Jan).
As our group who just came back reports (see last post below), the eruption of Nyamuragira seems to have intensified again. ...mehr [alles lesen]
Nyamuragira Vulkan (DR Kongo), Update: der Ausbruch geht mit eindrucksvollen Lavafontänen und Lavaströmen weiter
Der Ausbruch des Nyamuragira-Vulkans (DR Kongo) hat offenbar wieder an Stärke zugenommen. Der Vulkan speit 50-150 m hohe Lavafontänen in den Himmel, schießt Lavabomben bis zu 600 m Höhe und bildet einen Aa-Lavastrom am zweiten, östlichen Kraterschlot. ...mehr [alles lesen]
Die Gruppe von VolcanoDiscovery steht in sicherer Entfernung vor der Flankeneruption am Schlackekegel des Nyamuragira-Vulkans (8 Jan 2012)
Freitag, Jan 06, 2012
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Freitag, Dez 23, 2011
The flank eruption of Nyamuragira volcano north of Goma city, DRCongo, which had started in early November, is still going on, although at much smaller intensity than during the first weeks. ...mehr
The sulfur dioxide plumes from Nyiragongo volcano (b) and Nyamuragira volcano (t), both in eruption, on 23 Dec 2012 (NOAA)
Donnerstag, Jan 01, 1970
Nyamuragira Vulkan (DR Kongo): Ausbruch Aktualisierung: Lavafontänen 200-300 m hohen Aufbau eines neuen Kegels
Tourists at the eruption site of Nyamuragira (9? Nov, photo: ©Cai Tjeenk Willink-Virunga National Park)
Der neue Ausbruch des Vulkans Nyamuragira am Tag 2 setzt auf eine spektakuläre Show, Herstellung von hoch Lavafontänen (wenige 100 m hoch), die von den wichtigsten Abzug schießen und Fütterung ein Lavastrom gesehen werden können. Ein kleiner länglicher Kegel, hat schon so viel wie 50-100 m hohen, vielleicht bereits um den Abzug gebildet.Eine Video von der National Park kann man bei: YouTube.
Freitag, Jan 08, 2010
Nyamuragira's eruption continues, but the lava output seems to decline. After 5 days, the new lava flows have traveled 21 kilometers and approached the road from Goma to Sae within 7 km. If the eruption continues, the flows may be able to cut the road. ...mehr
Montag, Jan 04, 2010
Nyamuragira volcano (often also spelled Nyamulariga) erupted on Saturday 2nd January. The eruption was located on a fissure on the E flank where violent lava fountains from 4 vents along a new fissure were feeding a new large lava flow advancing towards the Goma-Sake road. Due to armed rebels hiding in the area, access to the eruption is not safely possible.
Freitag, Nov 14, 2008
Nyiamuragira & Nyiragongo volcano (DRCongo), eruption warning: increased seismicity, rising magma level in Nyiragongo's crater
Africa's two most active volcanoes might erupt soon, adding to the conflict in the East Kivu region. In an interview reported in the German newspaper "Die Welt" scientist from Goma's volcano observatory are warning about possible impending eruptions of both Nyiamuragira and Nyiragongo. ...mehr [alles lesen]
Sonntag, Dez 24, 2006
As the Goma Volcano Observatory reports, the eruption at Nyiamuragira that had started on 27 November is probably close to its end. Lava emission from the eruptive fissure has been decreasing to a very low level. Due to the difficulty to access the eruption site because of hostile militant groups in the area, exact observations other than by overflights are near impossible.
Donnerstag, Nov 30, 2006
The eruption at Nyamuragira volcano continues. Protected by military from the OCHA and MONUC missions, scientist from OVG could overfly and visit the eruption area on 29 Nov. Their report (kindly provided by Kasereka Mahinda, director of OVG, and other staff at OVG), is summarized:
Dienstag, Nov 28, 2006
Press photo taken on November 28, 2006, showing a large fissure and lava fountains several hundred meters high during the first day of Nyamuragira's eruption. (photo released by REUTERS/MONUC-United Nations/Handout)
One of the world's largest volcanoes, mighty Nyamuragira (also spelled Nyamulagira) in eastern Congo, is in eruption again. The eruption began around 10 pm local time on Monday, 27 Nov. 2006 as press reports.Observation of the eruption is difficult because of the unrest in the region. The area around Nyamuragira is difficult to access and home to a number of armed rebel troops notoriously opposing the government army.