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Erta Ale actualités:
ven., 19 juin 2020, 09:01
There are signs that the volcano's famous lava lake is increasing again. The lake is contained in the main (southern) pit crater inside the summit caldera of the vast shield volcano, located in one of the most remote places of the Danakil depression in the Afar triangle. ... lire toutes
lun., 19 août 2019, 11:07
A series of relatively large lava surface flows is visible on recent satellite images, in locations between 3-4 km SE from the summit caldera. ... lire toutes
Erta Ale Volcano Videos
Shield volcano 613 m / 2,011 ftLava flow on Erta Ale volcano (Ethiopia) close-up (16 Jan 2017 morning)
Danakil depression, Ethiopia, 13.6°N / 40.66°E
Erta Ale volcano's active lava lake started an overflow episode on the morning of 16 January 2017, just shortly after one of our recent tour groups arrived there.
Participant Paul took a series of videos from this event. This one shows one lava flow a bit further from its source at the lava lake, where the lava has slowed and produces folded pahoehoe.
Video copyright: Paul Reichert Lava lake boils over - Erta Ale volcano (Ethiopia) 17 Jan 2017
Erta Ale volcano's active lava literally boils over during 17 Jan 2017. A surge in magma causes a massive overflow at extremely high volume rate on all sides of the lava lake. Floods of lava pour into the caldera.
Video copyright: Paul Reichert Fireworks at Erta Ale volcano, Nov 2010
This is how the lava lake looked at night standing on the old crater rim, about 50 meters away and now lower than the lake itself, contained within an unstable ring wall. The explosind gas bubbles throw spatter to 20-30 meters height, and it looks rather than continuous strombolian activity...Overflowing boiling lava lake of Erta Ale volcano
ethiopia_0140.aviThe lava lake of Erta Ale volcano overflows (Danakil desert, Ethiopia) Nov 2010
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