Nyamulagira

Nyamulagira,

volcano, Congo (Kinshasa): see NyamuragiraNyamuragira
or Nyamulagira,
active volcano (11,033 ft/3,058 m), S Virunga range, in E Congo (Kinshasa) near the Rwanda border, N of Lake Kivu and 15 mi (25 km) N of Goma, in S Virunga National Park.
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Nyamulagira

 

(also Nyamlagira, Nyamuragira), an active shield volcano in the Virunga group in Zaïre, north of Lake Kivu. Height, 3,056 m. The volcanic dome is gently sloping and topped by a wide caldera (about 2 km) with steep and partially collapsed walls and a flat bottom dissected by fissures. The largest eruption occurred in 1938–40.

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On January 2, Mount Nyamulagira in the Democratic Republic of Congo erupted, spewing lava from its southern flank and raising concerns that the 100,000 people in the town of Sake could be under threat.
"This has been of great importance for the local authorities and the Goma Volcano Observatory, who are holding daily crisis meetings, to reassure the local population and humanitarian agencies that Nyiragongo will be unaffected by the eruption of Nyamulagira," he added.
Lava from the Nyamulagira eruption has been flowing in a direction south and southwest of the volcano, raising concerns that lava could cover the Goma and Sake road within weeks, causing widespread chaos and threatening the local economy.