Our group making the best out of a foggy evening...from l to r and t to b: Norbert, Danny, Tom, Marco, Andreas, Brian, Peter, George, Nyiragongo, Greg and Paul. (thanks for the photo to Greg)
Nyiragongo tour July 2006: photos
Lava fountain from the lava lake of Nyiragongo volcano
Our group ready for the climb to Nyiragongo...
Starting the hike.
Lava bomb ejected from the eruptive fissure in 2002 still clinging on a dead tree
Break on the way up
On the rim, finally...
Peter filming amidst local children on the way to Nyiragongo...
Children from Kibati
First break on the way up
Exploding lava bubble on the lake (1)
Exploding lava bubble on the lake (2)
Exploding lava bubble on the lake (3)
The vertical walls of the inner crater illuminated by the red light from the lake
"Angry Planet" production office - watch out for the upcoming documentary "Angry Planet"!
Keeping spirits up in the fog!
View of the caldera with eh lava lake and the new third terrace
The black terrace created by recent overflows in June 2006
Lava fountains on the N side of the lake
The lava lake
Snow-capped Karisimbi volcano and part of the group filming the lake
The lake seen from the W rim of the crater
Solidified pieces of thin crust floating on the lake
Steam plume from the lava lake and our camp
Peter and Prospère
The lava lake in twilight
Evening lava watching
Descend from Nyiragongo
The first half of the group at the base again
Champions of the world - Peter's team
Muhavura volcano in the evening light
Plus sur VolcanoDiscovery:
Island of Venus
: Milos Island in Greece is one of the most beautiful and photogenic islands of the Mediterranean. Its boasts breathtaking scenery of colorful volcanic rocks, some of the finest beaches of the country, a rich archeological heritage, great hospitality and delicious local cuisine. Come join us to explore this magical island on a 6-days geological tour!
: A growing list of photo galleries taking during our expeditions in this fantastic part of the world, full of volcanoes, unspoiled nature and colors.
Igneous or magmatic rocks
: The most primitive rock type forms when magma (molten rock) solidifies - either inside the earth (plutonic rocks) or during volcanic eruptions (volcanic rocks). A short overview.