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Nyiragongo vulkaan
Stratovulkaan 3470 m / 11,384 ft
DRCongo, -1.52°S / 29.25°E
Current status: losbarstend (4 out of 5)
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Nyiragongo vulkaanuitbarstingen:
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)
Typical eruption style:
Large effusive eruptions; persistant lava lake in the summit crater.
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Nyiragongo volcano (DRCongo) activity update

Tuesday Oct 09, 2012 09:39 AM | DOOR: T

The following message from the Virunga Park suggests that both Nyiragongo and Nyamuragira are very active at the moment:
" As far as i can see from my window (with a view from the volcano, nothing has changed. The Nyiragongo is always active and the Nyamulagira has been active since Nov last year. both of them have been smoking continuously over the last months.

Trips are unfortunately not possible at the moment as the region is currently unsafe due to rebel insurgents. which unfortunately meant we had no choice but to close access to the park

Keep an eye on www.visitvirunga.org if anything changes we will post it there."
Vorig nieuws
SO2 plume from Nyiragongo / Nyamuragira on 8 Oct (NOAA)
Monday, Oct 08, 2012
A strong SO2 plume is again visible today. [meer...]
SO2 plume from Nyiragongo / Nyamuragira on 6 Oct (NOAA)
Saturday, Oct 06, 2012
An unusually strong SO2 plume was seen today from the volcano. ... [meer...]
SO2 plume from Nyiragongo / Nyamuragira on 1 Oct (NOAA)
Tuesday, Oct 02, 2012
A strong SO2 plume was visible yesterday. [meer...]
SO2 plume from Nyiragongo on 27 Sep (ESA)
Thursday, Sep 27, 2012
A strong SO2 plume is visible on satellite images. [meer...]

Saturday, Aug 11, 2012
An impressive SO2 plume was visible on yesterday's satellite image. [meer...]

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