Erta Ale (Ethiopia) volcano news:
Thu, 9 Apr 16:55
latest expedition to the Danakil in Ethiopia with Erta Ale volcano and Dallol in Feb 2015 - a selection of tour photos by Dietmar Berendes.
Fri, 3 Jan 11:00
some new pictures here.
Mon, 14 Oct 07:37
expedition to the Danakil (Ethiopia) ...more [read all]
Erta Ale volcano (Ethiopia) activity update: active lava lake in northern pit crater, active hornito with intermittend flow in southern crater
Fri, 11 Jan 11:05
People on a recent expedition to Erta Ale reported that the lava lake was quite active and only about 10 m below the rim of the pit crater. ...more
Tue, 6 Mar 16:01
The 2 German tourists who were kidnapped on 17 January from their camp on the Erta Ale volcano in the northern Danakil desert, Ethiopia, are reported to have been released, news agencies reported from Addis Ababa. ...more [read all]
Mon, 20 Feb 08:38
More than a month after the 17 January attack on tourists and scientists at Erta Ale volcano, in which 5 were killed, several wounded and 4 people kidnapped, there is still no reliable news about the fate of the kidnapped. ...more [read all]
Erta Ale volcano (Danakil desert, Ethiopia) security update - volcano reopened for tour groups, Ethiopian government sends military to secure
Thu, 2 Feb 09:14
Ert Ale volcano, the site of the deadly terrorist attack 4 weeks ago, in which 5 people were killed, several wounded and 4 abducted, is now open for tour groups again, local sources confirm us, and the first European tour operators have resumed their expeditions (or never cancelled them, despite the accidents...). ...more [read all]
Wed, 18 Jan 09:37
We have now more precise details from what happened at Erta Ale yesterday, and can confirm that the attack was not on Dallol as we suspected, but on the crater rim of Erta Ale volcano. ...more [read all]
Tue, 17 Jan 02:13
Reinhard sent us photos from the recent expedition to Erta Ale and Dallol volcano in the Danakil desert (Ethiopia) in Nov/Dec 2011.
Wed, 8 Dec 07:59
Significant changes have occured recently at Erta Ale volcano, the lava lake having filled up the south crater and overflowed repeatedly into the N and NW section of the caldera floor adjacient to the crater. ...more [read all]