Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-00173
The northern crater of Ol Doinyo Lengai is seen here from the summit of the volcano in 1988 with Lake Natron in the distance. Ol Doinyo Lengai was built on the floor of the East African Rift, whose western wall forms the escarpment at the left. Newly erupted lava flows darken the floor of the crater in this photo taken during the course of a decade-long eruption that began in 1983.
Copyrighted photo by Katia and Maurice Krafft, 1988.
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