Nyiragongo Volcano Photos
- Impressions from the tour to the volcano -
Observing the lava lake (VolcanoDiscovery expedition 2007)
|The lava lake inside the concentric terraces.||View on the lava lake from the crater rim.||Gaping fractures at the crater rim, dead vegetation killed in the 2002 eruption.||Gas and steam venting from the lava lake.|
|The lava lake at twilight.||Observators on the crater rim.|
|The lava lake at night||Telephoto lenses are useful to photograph the surface of the lake.||Dream-like scenes at night.|
Death and life
|A lava bomb from the 2002 eruption landed between the main trunks of this tree.||Trees stripped off their branched during the fiery bombardment of the 2002 eruption.||The still hot, steaming eruptive fissure of the 2002 eruption.||Park sign, used as gunshot training target during the 1994 civil war.|
|Remaining trunks of charred trees.||Martin taking a picture of a burned tree trunk.||Charred tree trunks and branches on the 2002 lava flow.|
|The visitor center at the trailhead to the mountain.||Beatiful flower.||
Children of the park ranger's families.
© Tom Pfeiffer, page set up on 28 June 2007.