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Nyiragongo volcano: the world’s most beautiful boiling lake that glows at night

Nyiragongo volcano

Nyiragongo volcano

Nyiragongo volcano is the most beautiful, largest and most active lava lake in the world. It has an elevation of 3470 m (11382 ft) and glows at night.

Its artistic and splendid display will spice your holiday visit and give you a glimpse of how beautiful Africa is.

Such classic lakes are only observed at few volcanoes, including Erta Ale in Ethiopia.

Nyiragongo volcano is located at Virunga National Park, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, about 20 km (12 miles) north of the town of Goma and Lake Kivu and just west of the border with Rwanda.

Mount Nyiragongo

Mount Nyiragongo

Mount Nyiragongo

Mount Nyiragongo

Nyiragongo volcano is well known for its persistent lava lake activity that has fascinated scientists from all over the world.

The volcano is also noted for its foiditic magma composition, which produces extremely fluid lava flows, capable of descending the crater flanks at speeds of up to 100 km per hour.
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  1. Great natural feature. Sad that the Congolese have not stopped fighting to fully tap the massive potential of this landmark feature.

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