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Erta Ale (Ethiopia) volcano news:
Erta Ale volcano (Ethiopia): Strombolian activity and lava lake overflow
Saturday Dec 04, 2010 09:43 AM | DOOR: TS
Scientists have observed that the lava lake at Erta Ale had some Strombolian activity in the southern pit crater during 20-23 November 2010. They have seen that the lava lake had filled the the pit crater and that lava flew also into the main crater.There was a little 4 m high scoria ring at the vent.
Thursday, Mar 11, 2010
As visitors report, the lava level of Erta Ale has risen to within 10 meters beneath the rim of the south crater and is flooding its terrace frequently.
Wednesday, Aug 22, 2007
The new fissure eruption in the Danakil near Erta Ale earlier this month, on 14-15 August, is reported to have killed five people, hundreds of camels and and drove more than 2 000 people from their homes. According to Ethiopian news sources, the "eruption also opened a 10km crack in the ground and spewed lava 300m in the air." ...
Thursday, Aug 16, 2007
The Ethiopian News Agency report a possible new flank eruption from Erta Ale volcano in the Danakil desert. Ethiopian News Agency. According to the agency, two people are reported missing and several hundreds of villagers were forced to flee from their area by a lava flow. ...
Thursday, Oct 20, 2005
Volcanic activity at Erta Ale reported previously actually occurred at Dabbahu:
Wednesday, Oct 05, 2005
One week after the start of the eruption of Erta Ale, some details emerge as news reports come in: the crater of the large shield volcano has rapidly filled with fresh lava and possibly overflowed, destroying farmland and killing much livestock. strong strombolian or hawaiian activity is producing thick clouds of ash that shower over the volcano's surroundings.
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