Amazing photo This Lake is Pure Lava

Amazing photo This Lake is Pure LavaLava-Lake-Nyiragongo-Volcano-Virunga-National-Park-Eastern-Congo
In this amazing photo we see the lava lake at Mount Nyiragongo, an active stratovolcano inside Virunga National Park, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The volcano has erupted at least 34 times since 1882, creating various-sized lava lakes that have formed, cratered, drained and reformed. The image above (taken in 2011) shows the most recent iteration of the mountain’s lava lake. It was formed from a 2002 eruption.
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Lava lakes are large volumes of molten lava, usually basaltic, contained in a volcanic vent, crater, or broad depression. The term is used to describe both lava lakes that are wholly or partly molten and those that are solidified (sometimes referred to as frozen lava lakes). [Source]via Cai Tjeenk Willink on Wikimedia Commons

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