Erta Ale volcano (Ethiopia): lava lake overflows
Sun, 13 Nov 2016, 21:0621:06 PM | BY: T
The lava lake in the volcano's southern pit crater started again to overflow repeatedly since early November. Fresh lava flows have been covering significant parts of the caldera floor, our expedition leader reported.
Overflow of Erta Ale's lava lake (Nov 2010 archive image)
A more detailed report will follow as soon as our ongoing expedition returns towards the end of the month.
Wed, 2 Mar 2016, 09:55
The level of the active lava lake in the volcano's southern pit crater of the summit caldera has sunk a bit again after its last overflow in mid January, but remains highly agitated. Our expedition leader Enku who was there with a small group from 12-15 February reported: ... Read all
Mon, 18 Jan 2016, 12:05
The lava lake of Erta Ale has overflown, our correspondents from Ethiopia reported. The first lava over-spilled the rim of the containing crater at midnight of 15-16 Jan 2016. It seems that the situation is similar to the spectacular events in November/December 2010 when the lava lake last overflowed. ... Read all