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Stratovolcano 3470 m / 11,384 ft
DRCongo, -1.52°S / 29.25°E
(4 out of 5)
Nyiragongo 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.
Nyiragongo volcano tours:Nyiragongo Lava Lake & Mountain Gorillas
(8-days expedition to Nyiragongo volcano & mountain gorillas in Virunga National Park)
Nyiragongo volcano (DRCongo) activity update
Mon, 28 Jan 2013, 15:59
15:59 PM | BY: T
SO2 plume from Nyiragongo / Nyamuragira (NOAA)
A strong SO2 plume appears on today's NOAA satellite data image. The lava lake is still active, but the safety situation in the area is still critical and visits are currently not recommended.
A strong SO2 plume is visible on the NOAA satellite image of 16 Dec. ... read all
A strong SO2 plume is visible on today's NOAA satellite image again. ... read all
A strong SO2 plume is visible on satellite images of today and yesterday. ... read all
Strong SO2 emissions appear on the latest NOOA satellite image. ... read all
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. ... read all
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