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New expeditions to Nyiragongo in Aug 2010 and Jan 2011

sam., 6 mars 2010, 09:30
09:30 AM |
We are happy to announce that visiting Nyiragongo is now again possible. With the help of EU money, the Virunga National Park has been reorganized and now open again, after a long pause due to the civil war.
For those who dream about visiting fascinating Nyiragongo volcano, we offer two group departures in August 2010 and Jan 2011 to allow a small group accompanied by a volcanologist from our team to stay 3 full days on the volcano.

Actualités précédentes

mer., 27 janv. 2010, 06:00

Nyiragongo volcano (DR Congo) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 27 January-2 February 2010 (New Activity / Unrest)

During 27 January-2 February, the MODIS sensor aboard the Earth Observing System (EOS) satellite continued to frequently detect thermal anomalies from Nyiragongo, likely from lava lake activity. Based on analyses of satellite imagery, the Toulouse VAAC reported that during 30-31 January a diffuse plume drifted 240 km W. ... Read all
mer., 6 mai 2009, 06:00

Nyiragongo volcano (DR Congo) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 6 May-12 May 2009 (New Activity / Unrest)

According to a news article on 8 May, the air in the city of Goma, 18 km S of Nyiragongo, was thick with "volcanic dust." Residents reported seeing incandescent lava flowing from the summit crater at night. The article also stated that the scientist-in-charge of Goma Volcano Observatory (GVO) reported that significantly increased temperatures were measured around Nyiragongo and that larger-than-usual plumes of "volcanic dust" were being ejected. The news account did not mention any GVO statements about lava flows. ... Read all
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Nyiragongo volcan
Stratovolcano 3470 m / 11,384 ft
DRCongo, -1.52°S / 29.25°E
Condition actuelle: en éruption (4 sur 5) Eruptions du volcan Nyiragongo:
1884, 1894, 1898, 1899, 1900, 1901, 1902, 1905, 1906, 1908(?), 1911, 1918, 1920-21, 1927-77, 1977, 1982, 1994-96, 2002 (17 Jan-3 Feb, south flank), 2002-2021 (lava lake), 2021 (22-23 May, flank eruption)
Style éruptif tipique
Large effusive eruptions; persistant lava lake in the summit crater.

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Le Grand Lac de Lave du Nyiragongo
Expédition sur le volcan Nyiragongo et dans le parc des Virunga (gorilles de montagne)
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