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Nyiragongo vulcano
Stratovolcano 3470 m / 11,384 ft
DRCongo, -1.52°S / 29.25°E
Stato attuale: eruzione (4 di 5)
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Eruzioni del vulcano Nyiragongo:
1884, 1894, 1898, 1899, 1900, 1901, 1902, 1905, 1906, 1908(?), 1911, 1918, 1920-21, 1927-77, 1977, 1982, 1994-96, 2002 (17 Jan.), 2002-ongoing (lava lake)
Stile eruttivo tipico:
Grandi eruzioni effusive; persistente Lago di lava nel cratere vertice.
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Nyiragongo volcano (DRCongo): lava lake level drops

Wednesday Aug 07, 2019 12:05 PM | AUTORE: T

The Observatoire Volcanologique de Goma (OVG) reported that during 1-31 July the level Nyiragongo’s lava lake had dropped, making it not visible in the daytime. Incandescence from the lake continued to be visible at night. Activity also declined at a small eruptive cone that formed in the crater in 2014.
News precedente

Saturday, Jun 24, 2017
Una selezione di fotografie scattate da Ingrid Smet durante nostro giugno 2017 spedizione di Gorilla Nyiragongo lava lago e montagna in Congo DR che includeva una 3 giorni / notti soggiorno sul vulcano Nyiragongo. ... [leggi]
Nyiragongo on 6 Sep with lava flows from the eastern intra-crater side vent (image: Julian Laping)
Friday, Sep 09, 2016
The activity at the volcano remains intense. The February 2016 side vent on the eastern lower terrace, which stopped in May and restarted in mid August, continues to be active, too. ... [leggi]
Lava flows from Nyiragongo's side vent over the crater floor and cascading into the lava lake on 20 Aug (image: Kashereka Mahinda Celestin / OVG via Culture Volcan)
Saturday, Aug 27, 2016
The volcano's activity has increased again and the February 2016 side vent is now very active again, again producing lava cascades into the central lake. ... [leggi]
Wednesday, Jun 01, 2016
One of the local mountain guides reported that as of 30 May, no more lava flows from the side vent were active and cascading into the main lava lake, although lava bubbling could still be seen at the side vent. ... [leggi]
Image of Nyiragongo's crater on 8 April (image: Jérémie Franchitti / youtube)
Wednesday, Apr 13, 2016
The secondary vent remains active, a recent visit (on 8 April) at the volcano showed. Lava continues to be erupted from the side vent on the eastern crater floor and occasionally still cascades into the main pit with the active lava lake: ... [leggi]

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