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Nyamuragira Vulkan (DRCongo), Kimanura Ausbruch 2011-12: Landschaft

The western cone of Kimanura, with the ash plain in front. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The western cone of Kimanura, with the ash plain in front. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(489 Treffer)
Waves. How to memorize the new name Kimanura? - "Kima"=wave in Greek, "nura" sounds like noir, black in French. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Waves. How to memorize the new name Kimanura? - "Kima"=wave in Greek, "nura" sounds like noir, black... [info]
(352 Treffer)
Thick fresh layers of scoria drape the ground and smooth irregularities to undulated waves. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Thick fresh layers of scoria drape the ground and smooth irregularities to undulated waves. (Photo: ... [info]
(411 Treffer)
Trees and bushes silhouette against the lava glow. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Trees and bushes silhouette against the lava glow. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(651 Treffer)
Sulfur and other fumarole deposits paint the surface of some scoria covered ridge in spectacular paintings. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Sulfur and other fumarole deposits paint the surface of some scoria covered ridge in spectacular pai... [info]
(1875 Treffer)
Yellow and pink circle. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Yellow and pink circle. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(366 Treffer)
Crater-like ridges with oxidized reddish colors and yellow sulfur deposits that have formed recently. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Crater-like ridges with oxidized reddish colors and yellow sulfur deposits that have formed recently... [info]
(573 Treffer)
The desert of the active lava flow field, extending for many kilometers. Steam from burning forest in the far background. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The desert of the active lava flow field, extending for many kilometers. Steam from burning forest i... [info]
(368 Treffer)
An abstract painting. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
An abstract painting. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(541 Treffer)
Ground fracture with a lip of yellow sulfur. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Ground fracture with a lip of yellow sulfur. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(448 Treffer)
Steam from the ground. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Steam from the ground. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(323 Treffer)
Mighty Mikeno volcano to the east. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Mighty Mikeno volcano to the east. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(399 Treffer)
On the crater rim of the western cone. Large ring fractures are present, suggesting collapse of the central parts of the cone. Better not to go further to the rim! (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
On the crater rim of the western cone. Large ring fractures are present, suggesting collapse of the ... [info]
(364 Treffer)
The upper slope of the western cone. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The upper slope of the western cone. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(273 Treffer)
A bomb consisting of many welded smaller lava clots. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
A bomb consisting of many welded smaller lava clots. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(290 Treffer)
A hole with intense fumarole deposits. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
A hole with intense fumarole deposits. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(458 Treffer)
A yellow sulfur field on the rim reminds us of the northern Bocca Nuova rim. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
A yellow sulfur field on the rim reminds us of the northern Bocca Nuova rim. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(441 Treffer)
Lava bomb on the ground. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Lava bomb on the ground. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(433 Treffer)
Sulfur crystals have formed almost everywhere on the ground near the rim of the cone. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Sulfur crystals have formed almost everywhere on the ground near the rim of the cone. (Photo: Tom Pf... [info]
(302 Treffer)
Naked stumps of bushes. Still, many of the are still alive and will spout out new green leaves very soon. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Naked stumps of bushes. Still, many of the are still alive and will spout out new green leaves very ... [info]
(503 Treffer)
Life in the desert (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Life in the desert (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(262 Treffer)
The norther side of the West Kimanura cone is a bizarre landscape of fractures, gaping holes and ridges, probably caused by violent ground deformation during the early near-surface dike injection, causing uplift and fracturing of a vast area. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The norther side of the West Kimanura cone is a bizarre landscape of fractures, gaping holes and rid... [info]
(334 Treffer)
Colorful sulfur and oxidation deposits use the black scoria as medium to create wonderful abstract shapes and paintings. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Colorful sulfur and oxidation deposits use the black scoria as medium to create wonderful abstract s... [info]
(360 Treffer)
Curved fracture with sulfur (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Curved fracture with sulfur (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(374 Treffer)
Another sulfur field on the north side of the western cone. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Another sulfur field on the north side of the western cone. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(345 Treffer)
Yellow sulfur (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Yellow sulfur (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(307 Treffer)
Ground fractures north of West Kimanura, partly covered with recent scoria. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Ground fractures north of West Kimanura, partly covered with recent scoria. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(323 Treffer)
The still erupting east Kimanura cone. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The still erupting east Kimanura cone. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
(325 Treffer)
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