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Ol Doinyo Lengai volcano (Tanzania): active crater and natrocarbonatite lava in early Dec 2017

The pictures were taken by our friend Gian Schachenmann during an overflight of the volcano in early Dec and show the ongoing eruption of natrocarbonatite lava inside the crater of the 2007 cinder cone occupying the active northern crater of Lengai volcano.
Aerial view of Ol Doinyo Lengai volcano's active northern crater (early Dec 2017) (Photo: Gian Schachenmann)
Aerial view of Ol Doinyo Lengai volcano's active northern crater (early Dec 2017) (Photo: Gian Schac... [info]
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Aerial view of Ol Doinyo Lengai volcano's crater (early Dec 2017) (Photo: Gian Schachenmann)
Aerial view of Ol Doinyo Lengai volcano's crater (early Dec 2017) (Photo: Gian Schachenmann) [info]
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The floor of Ol Doinyo Lengai volcano's crater (early Dec 2017) (Photo: Gian Schachenmann)
The floor of Ol Doinyo Lengai volcano's crater (early Dec 2017) (Photo: Gian Schachenmann) [info]
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Hornito of cooled, white natrocarbonatite lava inside Ol Doinyo Lengai volcano's crater (early Dec 2017) (Photo: Gian Schachenmann)
Hornito of cooled, white natrocarbonatite lava inside Ol Doinyo Lengai volcano's crater (early Dec 2... [info]
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Small vent with active lava pond inside Ol Doinyo Lengai's crater (early Dec 2017) (Photo: Gian Schachenmann)
Small vent with active lava pond inside Ol Doinyo Lengai's crater (early Dec 2017) (Photo: Gian Scha... [info]
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Close-up of small lava pond with active natrocarbonatite lava lake inside Ol Doinyo Lengai volcano's crater (early Dec 2017) (Photo: Gian Schachenmann)
Close-up of small lava pond with active natrocarbonatite lava lake inside Ol Doinyo Lengai volcano's... [info]
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Small cone inside Ol Doinyo Lengai volcano's crater (early Dec 2017) (Photo: Gian Schachenmann)
Small cone inside Ol Doinyo Lengai volcano's crater (early Dec 2017) (Photo: Gian Schachenmann) [info]
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