Nyiragongo Volcano Photos
- Magma bubbles on the lava lake -
Magma bubbles on the lava lake
|On the surface of the lava lake, giant, often spherical bubbles of 10-20 m diamenter explode where fountains of gas escape the lake.||Violent lava fountains at the NW margin of the lake.||Zigzag patterns of fractures of the thin crust floating on the lava lake.|
|Violent fountaining along the N margin of the lake.||Exploding bubble. The skin of the bubble is torn into long filaments (Pele's Hair).||Exploding funnel-shaped bubble.|
|Spherical bubble.||The lava lake at night...|
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