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.
Wed, 7 Aug 2002, 06:0006:00 AM | BY: VN
Around 0210, part of an expedition camp in the crater of Ol Doinyo Lengai was destroyed by extremely fluid pahoehoe lava flows. A local guide received several second-degree burns on one foot when material in his tent was ignited by the lava.
Source: Ol Doinyo Lengai (Fred Belton)
From: Global Volcanism Program, 2002. Report on Ol Doinyo Lengai. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 7 August-13 August 2002. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.