Journey To The Center Of The Earth – Volcano Nyiragongo (16 photos)

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In 2010, a group of scientists and Researcher had set a foot on the shore on the lake of boiling lava in the depths of the crater of the volcano Nyiragongo, which is situated at the center of the African Great Lakes region. The scientists team wanted to walk on the shore of the largest lava lake in the world. This pictures was clicked by Photographer Olivier Grunewald was a meter away from the lake, which gives us to enjoy the unique views of molten lava.

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This is the view from the edge of the volcano, 3470 meters above sea level. At a depth of 400 meters is a lake of lava.
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Nyiragongo volcano is one of the eight most dangerous volcanoes in the world, the lava may flow out of it at a speed of 40 km / hrs
Journey To The Center Of The Earth
The lake of lava in the Nyiragongo volcano is the largest in the world. It is estimated that there are about 8 million cubic meters of lava. In 1977 and 2002, the crater lake of lava broke through and destroyed much of the city of Goma in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Journey To The Center Of The Earth
Journey To The Center Of The Earth
Journey To The Center Of The Earth
Journey To The Center Of The Earth
Journey To The Center Of The Earth
Journey To The Center Of The Earth
Journey To The Center Of The Earth
Journey To The Center Of The Earth
Journey To The Center Of The Earth
Journey To The Center Of The Earth
Journey To The Center Of The Earth
Journey To The Center Of The Earth
Journey To The Center Of The Earth