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Thu, 7 Dec 2017, 12:12
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. ... read all
Mon, 21 Sep 2015, 18:17
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. ... read all

Volcanoes of Tanzania (23)

Burko | Embagai | Gelai | Hanang | Igwisi Hills | Izumbwe-Mpoli | Katete | Kerimasi | Ketumbeine | Kilimanjaro | Kwaraha | Kyejo | Loolmalasin | Meru | Ngorongoro | Ngozi | Ol Doinyo Lengai | Olmoti | Rungwe | Sadiman | SW Usangu Basin | Tukuyu | Usangu Scarp Basalt
Burko
(Stratovolcano)
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Embagai
(Caldera)
Embagai (also spelled Empakai) is an extinct volcano in the Tanzanian Rift valley near the famous Ngorongoro crater.
Its caldera is surrounded by steep, forested cliffs approx. 300 m high and contains a beautiful crater lake home to thousands of flamingos and other birds. [more]
Gelai
(Shield)
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Hanang
(Stratovolcano)
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Igwisi Hills
(Tuff cones)
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Izumbwe-Mpoli
(Pyroclastic cones)
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Katete
(Stratovolcano)
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Kerimasi
(Stratovolcano)
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Ketumbeine
(Shield)
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Kilimanjaro
(Stratovolcano)
Massive Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest mountain, consists of three large stratovolcanoes constructed along a NW-SE trend. [more]
Kwaraha
(Stratovolcano)
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Kyejo
(Stratovolcano)
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Loolmalasin
(Unknown)
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Meru
(Stratovolcano)
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Ngorongoro
(Caldera)
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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 2008
Ol 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]
Olmoti
(Caldera)
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Rungwe
(Stratovolcano)
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Sadiman
(Stratovolcano)
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SW Usangu Basin
(Lava domes)
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Tukuyu
(Shield)
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Usangu Scarp Basalt
(Pyroclastic cone)
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