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Nyiragongo volcano
Stratovolcano 3470 m / 11,384 ft
DRCongo, -1.52°S / 29.25°E
Current status: erupting (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)
SO2 plume from Nyiragongo (NOAA)
A strong SO2 plume from the active lava lake was visible on today's NOAA satellite image.

Previous news

Tue, 2 Apr 2013, 14:43
SO2 plume from Nyiragongo (NOAA)
Strong SO2 emissions visible on NOAA satellite data suggest that the famous lava lake continues to be active inside the crater. ... read all
Fri, 22 Mar 2013, 16:42
SO2 plume from Nyiragongo (NOAA)
A strong SO2 plume is drifting westwards from Nyiragongo volcano, which contains the world's largest active lava lake. ... read all
Wed, 6 Mar 2013, 16:49
SO2 plume from Nyiragongo / Nyamuragira (NOAA)
A large SO2 plume drifting SW was visible on today's satellite data, suggesting that the lava lake is well active. ... read all
Mon, 28 Jan 2013, 15:59
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. ... read all
Mon, 17 Dec 2012, 10:48
SO2 plume from Nyiragongo / Nyamuragira on 17 Dec (NOAA)
A strong SO2 plume is visible on the NOAA satellite image of 16 Dec. ... read all

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