Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-01585
A lava fountain rises above the Kitazungurwa vent on the S flank of Nyamuragira on 1 August 1986. This eruption began on 16 July from a vent 4.5 km from the southern rim of the caldera. It produced lava flows that traveled to the SW to within a few kilometers of Lake Kivu.
Photo courtesy of Henry-Luc Hody, 1986 (Belgian ambassador).
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