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The Observatoire Volcanologique de Goma (OVG) reported that during 1-31 July the level Nyiragongo’s lava lake had dropped, making it not visible in the daytime. Incandescence from the lake continued to be visible at night. Activity also declined at a small eruptive cone that formed in the crater in 2014. ... read all
Nyiragongo Volcano Videos
Stratovolcano 3470 m / 11,384 ftBoiling lava lake in Nyiragongo volcano, DR CongoLava lake of Nyiragongo volcano, DR Congo
DRCongo, -1.52°S / 29.25°E
Lava fountains erupt on the surface of the world's largest active lava lake as a result of violent degassing.Lava lake of Nyiragongo volcano, DR CongoLava lake of Nyiragongo volcano
Degassing fountain on the surface of the lava lake of Nyiragongo, Jan 2011, taken during the recent expedition with VolcanoDiscovery:
Links and recommended reading:
- Allard P., Baxter P., Halbwachs M., Kasareka M., Komorowski J.C., Joron J.L. (2003), The most destructive effusive eruption in modern history: Nyiragongo 2003, Geophysical Research Abstracts, v. 5, 11970
- Verhoogen, Jean: Les volcans Virunga et l'éruption du Nyamlagira de 1938 / par J. Verhoogen, S. 326 - 353. (Frankfurt University Library, Germany)
- Meyer, André: Study of the Volcano Nyiragongo : a progress report / by Thure G. Sahama and André Meyer. - Bruxelles : Hayez, 1958 (Frankfurt University Library)
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