Ol Doinyo Lengai volcano (Tanzania), activity update: natrocarbonatite lava at the crater floor
Mon, 11 Oct 2010, 07:1307:13 AM |
The crater of Lengai with active natrocarbonatite lava on its floor (photo: Michael Dalton-Smith)
Our friend Michael Dalton-Smith flew over Lengai 10 Oct 2010 and snapped a few shots of the crater. There were some recent small lava flows inside the new crater. Also there we signs that new cone has had some more minor collapses on the inside. He could not tell 100%, but there looks like a small lava lake.
Zoom onto the active vent and a possible lava lake inside the crater of Lengai volcano (photo: Michael Dalton-Smith)
Tue, 8 Apr 2008, 10:27
Over the past three weeks, Lengai has quietened down significantly. Observers report a complete pause in activity lasting about two weeks, and then resuming of relatively small ash eruptions. A thermal anomaly is still visibile on satellite date in the crater of the ash cone. ... Read all