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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

Wed, 12 Jun 2013, 14:56
14:56 PM | BY: T
SO2 plume from Nyiragongo (NOAA)
SO2 plume from Nyiragongo (NOAA)
A very large SO2 plume is visible hovering over the East Virunga region around Nyiragongo on NOAA's satellite data today. This leaves no doubt that the volcano's lava lake is still very active.
Previous news
Wed, 29 May 2013, 13:44
SO2 plume from Nyiragongo (NOAA)
A significant SO2 plume is visible today on NOAA satellite data, suggesting continuing lava lake activity at the volcano. Unfortunately, security issues in the Goma-Virunga area continue to prevent us from organizing expeditions for the time being. ... read all
Sat, 20 Apr 2013, 08:41
SO2 plume from Nyiragongo (NOAA)
A strong SO2 plume is drifting west from the volcano, indicating that the lava lake remains well active. ... read all
Mon, 8 Apr 2013, 15:41
SO2 plume from Nyiragongo (NOAA)
A strong SO2 plume from the active lava lake was visible on today's NOAA satellite image. ... read all
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

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