Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-00157
The central cone of Longonot volcano was constructed within a large, topographically indistinct caldera. The summit of Longonot, seen here from the north, is the west rim of a 1.8-km-wide summit caldera. Late-stage lava flows were erupted on the northern and SW flanks.
Copyrighted photo by Katia and Maurice Krafft, 1976.
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