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Stratovolcano 3470 m / 11,384 ft
DRCongo, -1.52°S / 29.25°ECurrent status
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| ReportsNyiragongo volcano videosNyiragongo volcano books | ToursNyiragongo volcano eruptions:
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.Last earthquakes nearby
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Nyiragongo volcano (DRCongo) activity update
Monday Dec 17, 2012 10:48 AM | BY: T
SO2 plume from Nyiragongo / Nyamuragira on 17 Dec (NOAA)
A strong SO2 plume is visible on the NOAA satellite image of 16 Dec.
Thursday, Nov 22, 2012
A strong SO2 plume is visible on today's NOAA satellite image again.
Friday, Nov 16, 2012
A strong SO2 plume is visible on satellite images of today and yesterday.
Wednesday, Nov 07, 2012
Strong SO2 emissions appear on the latest NOOA satellite image.
Friday, Nov 02, 2012
A strong SO2 plume is visible from Nyiragongo and the Goma Volcano Observatory has reported continuous ash emissions. This could suggest a new eruptive phase at the volcano has begun.
Sunday, Oct 21, 2012
A large SO2 plume is seem from the volcano.
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