Erta Ale (Ethiopia) volcano news:
Erta Ale, Dallol and the Danakil desert - some of the world's most exciting places
Monday Oct 14, 2013 06:37 AM | BY: T
expedition to the Danakil (Ethiopia)
Lava bubble in the active lava lake of Erta Ale volcano
This is your chance to visit one of world's most exciting and volcanically impressing places in a small group (max 4 persons) organized by a professional competent tour operator.
Highlights include: 3 days / nights at a great active lava lake, the unique, colorful Dallol and the great salt lakes with the ongoing, millennia-old tradition of salt mining and trading.
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Erta Ale volcano (Ethiopia) activity update: active lava lake in northern pit crater, active hornito with intermittend flow in southern crater
Friday, Jan 11, 2013
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]
Tuesday, Mar 06, 2012
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]
Monday, Feb 20, 2012
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]
Erta Ale volcano (Danakil desert, Ethiopia) security update - volcano reopened for tour groups, Ethiopian government sends military to secure
Thursday, Feb 02, 2012
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]
Wednesday, Jan 18, 2012
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]