Get our newsletter!
Voyages aux volcans actifs !
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - app for iPhone & iPad

Départs garantis:
2-18 nov. 2019: Volcans et Épices - Mer des Moluques (Sulawesi, Indonésie)
17-21 nov. 2019: Spécial Volcan Krakatau - Le Krakatau, détroit de la Sonde
17-30 nov. 2019: Désert, sels et volcans - Désert de Danakil (Éthiopie)
9-17 mai 2020: Montagnes de Feu - du Stromboli à l'Etna - Eoliennes + Etna
11-29 août 2020: Kamchatka - Land of Colors - Kamchatka (Russia)
: Places libres / : Départ garanti / : Quelques places disponibles / : Groupe fermé
Diaporama
Actualités
lundi, sept. 21, 2015
The volcano is NOT erupting. The reported eruption turned out to be a false report - what seemed to be an ash plume was in fact caused by a huge forest fire on the slopes of Meru. [details]
Image of Meru's eruption yesterday (image: Selle Higgins @safariwithselle / twitter)
lundi, sept. 21, 2015
A new eruption has been reported yesterday from the volcano, which has last been active 105 years ago. ... [details]
 

Meru volcan

Stratovolcano 4565 m / 14,977 ft
Tanzania, -3.25°S / 36.75°E
Condition actuelle: normal / en sommeil (1 sur 5) | Reports
Meru livres
Last update: 20 août 2019 (no eruption - large forest fire)
Style éruptif tipique: unspecified
Eruptions du volcan Meru: 1910  No recent earthquakes
HeureMag. / DepthDistanceLocation

Introduction:

Meru volcano, Africa's fourth highest mountain, is dwarfed by neighboring Kilimanjaro volcano, but is an impressive peak in its own right. Seen from the west, Meru has a conical profile, but it contains a 5-km-wide breached caldera on the east side that formed about 7800 years ago when the summit of the volcano collapsed. Associated massive debris avalanches and lahars traveled as far as the western flank of Kilimanjaro volcano. Parasitic cones and lava domes are located on all sides; a maar field is present on the lower north flank. The historically active Ash Cone forms a prominent symmetrical cone inside the breached caldera. A second vent between it and the caldera headwall has fed lava flows that cover much of the caldera floor.
---
Smithsonian / GVP volcano information

Meru Photos:




Derniers images satellite


See also: Sentinel hub | Landsat 8
 

Plus sur VolcanoDiscovery:

Copyright: VolcanoDiscovery ou autres sources indiquées.
Utilisation des documents: Les textes, les images et les vidéos de ce site internet sont protégées par copyright. Toute reproduction et tout usage sans accord préalable ne sont pas autorisés. Si vous désirez acquérir pour certains documents (photos, vidéos, textes ou autres) le droit de reproduction, d'édition et, plus généralement, de toute utilisation destinée à un usage public, qu'elle soit commerciale ou pas, vous êtes priés de nous contacter.