Karisimbi Volcano Photos

Stratovolcano 4507 m / 14,787 ft
DR Congo/Rwanda, -1.5°S / 29.45°E
Morning comes fast! A last photo of the lava lake in its giant crater, before fumes become too dense. Jean Michel, at the lower right, merges with the ground. Mikeno and Karisimbi in the background. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Morning comes fast! A last photo of the lava lake in its giant crater, before fumes become too dense. Jean Michel, at the lower right, merges with the ground. Mikeno and ...
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The peaks of Mikeno and Karisimbi volcanoes, part of the Virunga group of volcanoes, silhouette against the morning horizon to the NE. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The peaks of Mikeno and Karisimbi volcanoes, part of the Virunga group of volcanoes, silhouette against the morning horizon to the NE. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Mikeno and Karisimbi in the background behind the illuminated wall of Nyiragongo's crater. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Mikeno and Karisimbi in the background behind the illuminated wall of Nyiragongo's crater. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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View of Karisimbi volcano with its snow-cap that gave the volcano its name - "amasimbi" is snow in local language. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
View of Karisimbi volcano with its snow-cap that gave the volcano its name - "amasimbi" is snow in local language. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
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Day 5 - Watching the sun rise between Mikeno and Karisimbi (right) volcano (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
Day 5 - Watching the sun rise between Mikeno and Karisimbi (right) volcano (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
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The silhouettes of neighbouring Mikeno (left) and Karisimbi (right) volcanoes peaking out behind the rim of Nyiragongo´s summit caldera. (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
The silhouettes of neighbouring Mikeno (left) and Karisimbi (right) volcanoes peaking out behind the rim of Nyiragongo´s summit caldera. (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
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image found in: Nyiragongo volcano (DR Congo): expedition to the lava lake (June 2017)
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Two adventure travelers watching the sunrise between Mikeno and Karisimbi volcano from the rim of Nyiragongo´s summit caldera. Fumarolic gasses are emanated from the steep inner caldera walls where a south oriented main fracture zone  that cuts across the volcano´s summit. (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
Two adventure travelers watching the sunrise between Mikeno and Karisimbi volcano from the rim of Nyiragongo´s summit caldera. Fumarolic gasses are emanated from the stee...
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The volcanic peaks of Mikeno (right) and Karisimbi (left) as seen during the hike to the Virunga National Park for mountain gorilla tracking. (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
The volcanic peaks of Mikeno (right) and Karisimbi (left) as seen during the hike to the Virunga National Park for mountain gorilla tracking. (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
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Day 3 - View from Nyiragongo´s lower flank to the flat rift valley and beyond the hills of Rwanda and Karisimbi volcano (left) (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
Day 3 - View from Nyiragongo´s lower flank to the flat rift valley and beyond the hills of Rwanda and Karisimbi volcano (left) (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
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Day 7 - Late afternoon light on Mikeno (left) and Karisimbi (right) volcanoes (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
Day 7 - Late afternoon light on Mikeno (left) and Karisimbi (right) volcanoes (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
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Day 7 - It later turned out that we had the furthest away mountain gorilla family so that we spend 1h45 minutes walking across the highlands with views to Karisimbi (left) and Mikeno (right)...  (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
Day 7 - It later turned out that we had the furthest away mountain gorilla family so that we spend 1h45 minutes walking across the highlands with views to Karisimbi (left...
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Day 5 - Silhouettes of Mikeno (left) and Karisimbi (right) volcanoes behind Nyiragongo´s eastern caldera rim (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
Day 5 - Silhouettes of Mikeno (left) and Karisimbi (right) volcanoes behind Nyiragongo´s eastern caldera rim (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
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Mikeno volcano (left), Karisimbi volcano (right) and a cinder cone (centre right) in the warm evening light of the 10th of June when returned back to Goma from the mountain gorilla tracking. (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
Mikeno volcano (left), Karisimbi volcano (right) and a cinder cone (centre right) in the warm evening light of the 10th of June when returned back to Goma from the mounta...
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