Volcán Ol Doinyo Lengai, Feb de 2007

En febrero de 2007, Cumbre del Ol Doinyo Lengai se caracteriza por la formación de un cráter de gran colapso y la absense de actividad visible. Sin embargo, el magma moviéndose a profundidades someras debajo de la superficie fue claramente audible.
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The tall hornito T49b still standing. To the right, the collapse area in the center of the crater. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The tall hornito T49b still standing. To the right, the collapse area in the center of the crater. (... [info]
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The central collapse area (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The central collapse area (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Hornito T49b behind the collapse area (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Hornito T49b behind the collapse area (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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A cavity in the ground, probably the interior of a hornito now covered to the top by lava flows. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
A cavity in the ground, probably the interior of a hornito now covered to the top by lava flows. (Ph... [info]
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Stalactites hanging fromthe walls of the cavity. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Stalactites hanging fromthe walls of the cavity. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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The green ridge that separates the active north crater from the south crater is seen in the background behind some older hornitos. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The green ridge that separates the active north crater from the south crater is seen in the backgrou... [info]
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The (older) crater walls beneath the green summit ridge in the background. A person for scale. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The (older) crater walls beneath the green summit ridge in the background. A person for scale. (Phot... [info]
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The unstable rim of the pit crater (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The unstable rim of the pit crater (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Un brillo débil de magma superficial es visible desde uno de los agujeros en el suelo de la fosa colapso. Mover magma es audible con chapoteando sonido ... (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Un brillo débil de magma superficial es visible desde uno de los agujeros en el suelo de la fosa col... [info]
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Peter, our Maassai guide, in front of the remaining of hornito T49b, miraculously still standing next to the collapse pit. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Peter, our Maassai guide, in front of the remaining of hornito T49b, miraculously still standing nex... [info]
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The same hornito seen more from the east, showing the cut by the collapse.  (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The same hornito seen more from the east, showing the cut by the collapse. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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El majestuoso cono del volcán Ol Lengai Lengai y pastizales a sus pies el visto desde el NE. El alto T49b hornito en su caja de activos ... (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
El majestuoso cono del volcán Ol Lengai Lengai y pastizales a sus pies el visto desde el NE. El alto... [info]
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The north crater at night the full moon illuminates a moonscape. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The north crater at night the full moon illuminates a moonscape. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Vista desde la cumbre hacia el cráter activo del norte dominado por el hornito grande T49b y la zona de derrumbe en el centro. Lago Natron y t... (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Vista desde la cumbre hacia el cráter activo del norte dominado por el hornito grande T49b y la zona... [info]
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For comparison: a view from the same position in January 2008... Wide angle view of the northern crater with an eruption from the ash cone. Lake Natron and the Rift Valley can be seen in the background landscape 2000m below. 
More from January 2008 at this page. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
For comparison: a view from the same position in January 2008... Wide angle view of the northern cra... [info]
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The path on the ridge leading to the summit. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The path on the ridge leading to the summit. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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