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Nyamuragira Volcano Erupts

Nyamuragira Volcano Erupts
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Nyamuragira Volcano Erupts

Lava lakes and gas plumes near Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Atmosphere Land Volcanoes

Nyamuragira and Nyiragongo Venting Gas
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Nyamuragira and Nyiragongo Venting Gas

Sibling African volcanoes vent volcanic gases over the Congolese rainforest.

Atmosphere Land Volcanoes

Nyamuragira and Nyiragongo Volcanoes
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Nyamuragira and Nyiragongo Volcanoes

These African volcanoes are among the most active on Earth.

Atmosphere Land Volcanoes

Journey from the Center of the Earth
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Journey from the Center of the Earth

A volcanic plume rises from magma within Nyamuragira Volcano, Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Image of the Day Atmosphere Land Volcanoes

Lava Flow near Nyamuragira Volcano
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Lava Flow near Nyamuragira Volcano

Satellite views show exposed lava and hot spots in Congo.

Image of the Day Land Volcanoes

Nyamuragira Volcano Erupts
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Nyamuragira Volcano Erupts

Nyamuragira volcano began spouting lava into the skies above Congo in November 2011, sending up spectacular water vapor clouds as well.

Image of the Day Atmosphere Heat Land Volcanoes

Nyamuragira Volcano Erupts
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Nyamuragira Volcano Erupts

A river of red and black lava marks the site of Nyamurigira’s latest eruption.

Heat Land Volcanoes