Ol Doinyo Lengai volcano (Tanzania) activity update: continuing ash eruptions
Thu, 24 Jan 2008, 08:4908:49 AM | BY: TP
A small group from VolcanoDiscovery, local mountain guides and partners stayed near and on Lengai volcano during 17-21 January. During this period, Lengai continued to erupt ash to several 100 meters above the new ash cone during phases lasting several hours alternating with periods of quiet when only a weak plume of very fine gray ash and gas was issuing out of the new ash cone.
Typical ash eruption from the new ash cone in the N crater
A detailed report of our observations can be found here.
Thu, 15 Nov 2007, 08:43
Based on information from the Tanzania MVO, the Toulouse VAAC reported that Ol Doinyo Lengai erupted on 7 November and remained active. According to Frederick Belton's website, an observer saw a "smoke" plume rise to an altitude of 3.2-3.5 km (10,500-11,500 ft) a.s.l. and drift WSW towards the Gol Mountains on 10 November. ... Read all