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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-00272

Steam rises from fumaroles at the margins of the Choungou-Chagnoumeni pit crater in the summit caldera of Karthala volcano.  This 1980 view from the SSE shows black lava flows from the 1972 eruption and gray lava flows from the 1965 eruption on the caldera floor at the lower right. Copyrighted photo by Katia and Maurice Krafft, 1980.

Steam rises from fumaroles at the margins of the Choungou-Chagnoumeni pit crater in the summit caldera of Karthala volcano. This 1980 view from the SSE shows black lava flows from the 1972 eruption and gray lava flows from the 1965 eruption on the caldera floor at the lower right.

Copyrighted photo by Katia and Maurice Krafft, 1980.


Karthala