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Vulcano Nyiragongo (DRCongo), Kimanura eruzione 2011-12: spedizione

The western cone of Kimanura, with the ash plain in front. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The western cone of Kimanura, with the ash plain in front. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(464 visti)
Waves. How to memorize the new name Kimanura? - "Kima"=wave in Greek, "nura" sounds like noir, black in French. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Waves. How to memorize the new name Kimanura? - "Kima"=wave in Greek, "nura" sounds like noir, black... [info]
(321 visti)
Thick fresh layers of scoria drape the ground and smooth irregularities to undulated waves. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Thick fresh layers of scoria drape the ground and smooth irregularities to undulated waves. (Photo: ... [info]
(387 visti)
Trees and bushes silhouette against the lava glow. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Trees and bushes silhouette against the lava glow. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(619 visti)
Yellow and pink circle. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Yellow and pink circle. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(346 visti)
Crater-like ridges with oxidized reddish colors and yellow sulfur deposits that have formed recently. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Crater-like ridges with oxidized reddish colors and yellow sulfur deposits that have formed recently... [info]
(551 visti)
The desert of the active lava flow field, extending for many kilometers. Steam from burning forest in the far background. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The desert of the active lava flow field, extending for many kilometers. Steam from burning forest i... [info]
(327 visti)
An abstract painting. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
An abstract painting. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(520 visti)
Steam from the ground. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Steam from the ground. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(297 visti)
Mighty Mikeno volcano to the east. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Mighty Mikeno volcano to the east. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(385 visti)
On the crater rim of the western cone. Large ring fractures are present, suggesting collapse of the central parts of the cone. Better not to go further to the rim! (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
On the crater rim of the western cone. Large ring fractures are present, suggesting collapse of the ... [info]
(345 visti)
The upper slope of the western cone. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The upper slope of the western cone. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(257 visti)
A hole with intense fumarole deposits. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
A hole with intense fumarole deposits. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(433 visti)
A yellow sulfur field on the rim reminds us of the northern Bocca Nuova rim. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
A yellow sulfur field on the rim reminds us of the northern Bocca Nuova rim. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(415 visti)
Lava bomb on the ground. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Lava bomb on the ground. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(411 visti)
Sulfur crystals have formed almost everywhere on the ground near the rim of the cone. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Sulfur crystals have formed almost everywhere on the ground near the rim of the cone. (Photo: Tom Pf... [info]
(279 visti)
Life in the desert (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Life in the desert (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(240 visti)
The norther side of the West Kimanura cone is a bizarre landscape of fractures, gaping holes and ridges, probably caused by violent ground deformation during the early near-surface dike injection, causing uplift and fracturing of a vast area. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The norther side of the West Kimanura cone is a bizarre landscape of fractures, gaping holes and rid... [info]
(312 visti)
Colorful sulfur and oxidation deposits use the black scoria as medium to create wonderful abstract shapes and paintings. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Colorful sulfur and oxidation deposits use the black scoria as medium to create wonderful abstract s... [info]
(342 visti)
Curved fracture with sulfur (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Curved fracture with sulfur (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(355 visti)
 

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