Nyiragongo May 2005: Movies page
These movies are copyright and were kindly provided by Pierre Vetsch, Société de Volcanologie Genève, and give an impression of the situation at Nyiragongo after the formation of a new lava lake after the lateral eruption in 2002.
Inside the crater of Nyiragongo from the western end of the second platform (level of lava in 1994), wide angle lens.
The lava lake from the western upper edge of the crater of Nyiragongo.
View to lava lake and third platform, covered by fallen rocks; occasionally the third platform is partially flooded. Same scene as 8x time-lapse movie.
Lava lake activity with moving crustal plates of partially cooled surface as seen form the second platform.
Close-up view of lava fountaining.
Gas emission at the surface of the lava lake taken from the second platform.
|Special thanks to all the staff of the Goma Volcanological Observatory!|