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Shield volcano 613 m / 2,011 ft
Danakil depression, Ethiopia, 13.6°N / 40.66°ECondition actuelle
: en éruption
(4 sur 5)Erta Ale webcams / données en temps réel
| ReportsErta Ale volcano videosErta Ale livres | ToursEruptions du volcan Erta Ale:
1873(?), 1903(?), 1904(?), 1906, 1940, 1960, 1967-2004, 2005-ongoingStyle éruptif tipique:
Effusive. Persistant lava lake.Derniers séismes proches
Voyages au volcan Erta Ale Désert, sels et volcans
(Expédition au volcan Erta Ale et les champs hydrothermaux de Dallol (désert de Danakil, Éthiopie))Derniers images satellite
Erta Ale (Ethiopia) volcano news:
Fri, 12 Oct 2018, 08:28
Daytime view of the active lava lake is often obscured by strong degassing (image: Enku Mulugetu, September 2018)
Our Ethiopian expedition
organiser Enku made a reconnaissance trip to Erta Ale in September and reported the current status of this continuously changing active volcano. It appears that over summer the lava lake in the summit crater slowly rose and remains very active, but that the fissure eruption at the volcano’s south flank (which started during the dramatic change of volcanic activity mid January 2017
) slowed down. ...plus
Wed, 25 Jul 2018, 15:54
The lava lake inside the Southern Crater of Erta Ale’s summit caldera, shown here on 26 June 2018, is slowly rising and growing (image: Rebecca Wu)
Danakil expedition organiser Enku reports after our recent tour to this Ethiopian shield volcano that activity continues both at Erta Ale’s summit caldera and the fissure eruption site on its SE flank with sustained lava lakes. ...plus
Tue, 17 Jul 2018, 16:50
Observing the nighttime glow of Erta Ale's active lava lake
Although visitor numbers increased significantly over the past years, the active lava lake of Erta Ale volcano and unique colourful scenery of Dallol’s hydrothermal fields remained more risky travel destinations due to their proximity to Ethiopia’s border with Eritrea. The decades long violent conflict between the two countries included the killing of 5 and kidnapping of 2 tourists visiting Erta Ale in January 2012. Following this deadly incident new safety measures involved military presence at all times on Erta Ale’s summit as well as armed Afar escorts for anyone traveling in these parts of the Danakil depression. Increased security made adventure travellers return to this one-off destination which recently saw a large increase in visitors as well as documentary coverage. The region will undoubtedly become even more popular now that the 8 July 2018 peace agreement between Ethiopia and Eritrea unexpectedly made an end to one of Africa’s longest running conflicts. ...plus
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