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Satellite image of Ol Doinyo Lengai volcano by (c) Google Earth View
Satellite image of Ol Doinyo Lengai volcano by (c) Google Earth View
Ol Doinyo Lengai vulkaan
Stratovulkaan 2890 m
Tanzania, -2.75°S / 35.9°E
Current status: restless (2 out of 5)
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Ol Doinyo Lengai vulkaanuitbarstingen:
1550 BC (?), 50 AD (?), 700 AD (?), 1350 (?), 1880, 1882, 1904, 1907, 1914, 1916, 1921, 1926, 1940, 1954, 1955, 1958, 1960, 1967, 1983, 1994, 2006, 2007-ongoing
Typical eruption style:
Explosive activity. In addition, at least during the past +-30 years near-continuous effusion and mildly explosive eruption of natrocarbonatite lava from vents inside the crater, sometimes overflowing over the rim, is taking place.
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Ol Doinyo Lengai volcano news and activity updates:

Ol Doinyo Lengai volcano (Tanzania), activity update: strong decrease in activity

Tuesday Apr 08, 2008 10:27 AM |

Over the past three weeks, Lengai has quietened down significantly. Observers report a complete pause in activity lasting about two weeks, and then resuming of relatively small ash eruptions. A thermal anomaly is still visibile on satellite date in the crater of the ash cone.
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Koppelingen / Bronnen:
  • Photos and observations posted on Fred Belton's website: www.mtsu.edu/~fbelton/latestnews.html
Vorig nieuws
Tuesday, Mar 11, 2008
Lengai's activity has been continuing to increase. Over the past days, several ash eruptions have produced plumes up to more than 10km height, the largest one possibly being on 4 March rising to about 14 km, as evident from satellite data, observations by passing aircraft and spectacular photos taken from the ground posted on Fred Belton's website. ... [meer...]
Thursday, Feb 21, 2008
The VAAC reported an ash plume from Ol Doinyo Lengai was rising to an altitude of 11.6 km at 15 February. ... [meer...]
Tuesday, Feb 19, 2008
The activity at Lengai seems to be increasing. In the past two weeks, explosions have ejected ash plumes rising several kilometers. On 15 Feb., Dutch pilots observed and photographed an eruption plume rising to estimated 12 km (36,000 ft). [meer...]
Typical ash eruption from the new ash cone in the N crater
Thursday, Jan 24, 2008
A small group from VolcanoDiscovery, local mountain guides and partners stayed near and on Lengai volcano during 17-21 January. During this period, Lengai continued to erupt ash to several 100 meters above the new ash cone during phases lasting several hours alternating with periods of quiet when only a weak plume of very fine gray ash and gas was issuing out of the new ash cone. ... [meer...]
Thursday, Nov 15, 2007
Based on information from the Tanzania MVO, the Toulouse VAAC reported that Ol Doinyo Lengai erupted on 7 November and remained active. According to Frederick Belton's website, an observer saw a "smoke" plume rise to an altitude of 3.2-3.5 km (10,500-11,500 ft) a.s.l. and drift WSW towards the Gol Mountains on 10 November. [meer...]

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