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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, 8 Apr 2013, 15:41
15:41 PM | BY: T
SO2 plume from Nyiragongo (NOAA)
A strong SO2 plume from the active lava lake was visible on today's NOAA satellite image.
Strong SO2 emissions visible on NOAA satellite data suggest that the famous lava lake continues to be active inside the crater. ... read all
A strong SO2 plume is drifting westwards from Nyiragongo volcano, which contains the world's largest active lava lake. ... read all
A large SO2 plume drifting SW was visible on today's satellite data, suggesting that the lava lake is well active. ... read all
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. ... read all
A strong SO2 plume is visible on the NOAA satellite image of 16 Dec. ... read all
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Ethiopia and the Danakil
: Ethiopia is a very diverse and beautiful country. Thanks to our numerous expeditions to Erta Ale and Dallol
and beyond, we have an extensive collection of images showing the volcano's lava lake, the desert, the colorful hot springs of Dallol, the vast salt lakes, camel caravans and more.