Wolf volcano (Isabela Island, Galápagos): less than 5 km of lava flows left to the ocean entry

Wed, 12 Jan 2022, 04:25
04:25 AM | BY: MARTIN
Lava flows from fissure vents (image: Parque Nacional Galápagos)
Lava flows from fissure vents (image: Parque Nacional Galápagos)
The lava flows through old lava fields and the origin vegetation (image: Parque Nacional Galápagos)
The lava flows through old lava fields and the origin vegetation (image: Parque Nacional Galápagos)
Satellite image of lava flows today confirming its way towards the ocean (image: IGEPN)
Satellite image of lava flows today confirming its way towards the ocean (image: IGEPN)
Minister Gustavo Manrique from the Ministry of the Environment, Water and Ecological Transition of Ecuador made an overflight through the current eruption site today to confirm the continuing effusive activity at the volcano.
Active lava flows have continued to advance towards the eastern direction over the past 24 hours and are about less than 5 kilometers to the ocean entry.
15 kilometers long lava flows continue to travel through old lava flow fields and the origin and endemic vegetation.
According to MIROVA Detection System, an extreme thermal anomaly (16,000 MW-18,000 MW) was detected in satellite images yesterday.
Source: Instituto Geofísico volcano activity update 11 January 2022

Helicopter flight over the erupting Wolf volcano today (source: La Clave/twitter)

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