Ol Doinyo Lengai volcano (Tanzania) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 17 August-23 August 2005 (Continuing Activity)
During a trip to Ol Doinyo Lengai by Fred Belton during 19 July to 9 August, three eruptions occurred at cone T58C on 20 and 21 July, one of which lasted 20 hours. No further eruptions were observed through 9 August. The most recent eruption prior to 20 July occurred on 9 July when large lava flows completely covered the campsite in the E part of the crater.
Wed, 17 Aug 2005, 06:0006:00 AM | BY: VN
Photos indicated that there may have been infrequent activity at the volcano at least as long ago as 15 May. No new cones had formed at the volcano since 15 July 2004 when T58C was created.
Source: Ol Doinyo Lengai (Fred Belton)
From: Global Volcanism Program, 2005. Report on Ol Doinyo Lengai. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 17 August-23 August 2005. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.
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Ol Doinyo Lengai volcano (Tanzania) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 7 August-13 August 2002 (New Activity / Unrest)
During 4-9 August, Ol Doinyo Lengai was in a heightened state of volcanic activity. A group visiting the volcano for 5 days saw episodes of sudden explosive lava fountaining from cracks and fissures in the crater floor. Sulfurous gases were also unusually strong in the central crater. ... Read all