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Thursday, Dec 07, 2017
The volcano continues to slowly erupt natrocarbonatite lava inside the deep pit crater of the 2007-08 cinder cone which occupies the active northern crater of Lengai volcano. We present a selection of aerial photos taken a few days ago by our friend Gian Schachenmann. [more]
Monday, Sep 21, 2015
The volcano is NOT erupting. The reported eruption turned out to be a false report - what seemed to be an ash plume was in fact caused by a huge forest fire on the slopes of Meru. [more]
 

Volcanoes of Tanzania (9 volcanoes)

Igwisi Hills |Izumbwe-Mpoli |Kilimanjaro |Kyejo |Meru |Ngozi |Ol Doinyo Lengai |Rungwe |SW Usangu Basin
Igwisi Hills
(Tuff cones)
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Izumbwe-Mpoli
(Pyroclastic cones)
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Kilimanjaro
(Stratovolcano)
Massive Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest mountain, consists of three large stratovolcanoes constructed along a NW-SE trend. [more]

Kyejo
(Stratovolcano)
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Meru
(Stratovolcano)
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Ngozi
(Caldera)
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Ol Doinyo Lengai
(Stratovolcano)
Erupting hornito at Lengai volcanoAsh eruptions from the new crater cone of Lengai volcano in 2008Ol Doinyo Lengai, a symmetrical, steep classical stratovolcano rises majestically about 2000m from the East Africal Rift Valley depression to a summit elevation of 2890 m. To the Maassai people, it is home of God, which is also the meaning of the name. Ol Doinyo Lengai is the onl... [more]

Rungwe
(Stratovolcano)
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SW Usangu Basin
(Lava domes)
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