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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

Wednesday Jun 12, 2013 14:56 PM | DOOR: T

SO2 plume from Nyiragongo (NOAA)
SO2 plume from Nyiragongo (NOAA)
A very large SO2 plume is visible hovering over the East Virunga region around Nyiragongo on NOAA's satellite data today. This leaves no doubt that the volcano's lava lake is still very active.
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SO2 plume from Nyiragongo (NOAA)
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
A significant SO2 plume is visible today on NOAA satellite data, suggesting continuing lava lake activity at the volcano. Unfortunately, security issues in the Goma-Virunga area continue to prevent us from organizing expeditions for the time being. [meer...]
SO2 plume from Nyiragongo (NOAA)
Saturday, Apr 20, 2013
A strong SO2 plume is drifting west from the volcano, indicating that the lava lake remains well active. [meer...]
SO2 plume from Nyiragongo (NOAA)
Monday, Apr 08, 2013
A strong SO2 plume from the active lava lake was visible on today's NOAA satellite image. [meer...]
SO2 plume from Nyiragongo (NOAA)
Tuesday, Apr 02, 2013
Strong SO2 emissions visible on NOAA satellite data suggest that the famous lava lake continues to be active inside the crater. [meer...]
SO2 plume from Nyiragongo (NOAA)
Friday, Mar 22, 2013
A strong SO2 plume is drifting westwards from Nyiragongo volcano, which contains the world's largest active lava lake. [meer...]

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