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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
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(Stratovolcano 2136 m / 7008 ft)


(Caldera 3220 m / 10564 ft)
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]


(Shield 2942 m / 9652 ft)


(Stratovolcano 3418 m / 11214 ft)

Igwisi Hills

(Tuff cones unknown summit elevation)


(Pyroclastic cones 1568 m / 5,144 ft)


(Stratovolcano 2481 m / 8140 ft)


(Stratovolcano 2600 m / 8530 ft)


(Shield 2942 m / 9652 ft)


(Stratovolcano 5895 m (19,340 ft))
Massive Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest mountain, consists of three large stratovolcanoes constructed along a NW-SE trend. [more]


(Stratovolcano 2415 m / 7923 ft)


(Stratovolcano 2175 m / 7,136 ft)


(Unknown 3627 m / 11900 ft)


(Stratovolcano 4565 m / 14,977 ft)


(Caldera 2376 m / 7795 ft)


(Caldera 2622 m / 8,602 ft)

Ol Doinyo Lengai

(Stratovolcano 2890 m )
Erupting hornito at Lengai volcano
Erupting hornito at Lengai volcano
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]


(Caldera 3099 m / 10167 ft)


(Stratovolcano 2956 m / 9,698 ft)


(Stratovolcano 2865 m / 9400 ft)

SW Usangu Basin

(Lava domes 2179 m / 7,149 ft)


(Shield 1541 m / 5056 ft)

Usangu Scarp Basalt

(Pyroclastic cone 1690 m / 5545 ft)
Thu, 7 Dec 2017, 12:12

Ol Doinyo Lengai volcano (Tanzania): active crater and natrocarbonatite lava in early Dec 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. ... Read all
Mon, 21 Sep 2015, 18:17

Meru volcano (Tanzania): false eruption report - plume caused by forest fire

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
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