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Ol Doinyo Lengai volcano (Tanzania), activity update: new activity at Western crater rim (?)

jeu., 5 avril 2007, 20:51
20:51 PM | AUTEUR : TOM PFEIFFER

Thomas, our correspondant in Arusha climbed Lengai last week and reports indirect signs of activity near the western rim of the crater, at the place where lava overflowed in the March 2006 eruption.
this is his report:


"Hi Tom,   Just back from Lengai late last night. It was very cloudy up there…couldn’t see anything. Looks to me like a lot of activity has happened ently. The central crater is growing, and there looks to be lots of recent flow over the western rim where the big eruption spilled in March ’06. The largest hornito on the eastern edge of the central crater is collapsing into the crater. It was too cloudy to get too close, and crevasses in the surface around the central crater looked too daunting to get near. On the very western rim near the place where the lava is spilling over the edge is a new cone. I could hear the lava swishing around inside but couldn’t get close enough to look inside. We sat down on the place where the lava had obviously just flowed a short time ago, and larger rocks on the surface were too hot to touch."


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