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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-01590

The 1986 Kitazungurwa fissure is seen in this 1987 photo. The south flank eruption produced a scoria cone and a lava flow that traveled 19 km down the SW flank. The flow traveled to within 2 km of the highway along the north shore of Lake Kivu between Goma and Sake. Photo by D. Meurhaeghe, 1987.

The 1986 Kitazungurwa fissure is seen in this 1987 photo. The south flank eruption produced a scoria cone and a lava flow that traveled 19 km down the SW flank. The flow traveled to within 2 km of the highway along the north shore of Lake Kivu between Goma and Sake.

Photo by D. Meurhaeghe, 1987.

Keywords: fissure vent | scoria cone


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