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Satellite Image of Mount Nyamulagira Volcano in Virunga National Parks

Virunga National Parks nyamulagira volcano

Landsat 7 Satellite Image of Virunga National Parks

Mount Nyamulagira

Nyamulagira (also known as Nyamuragira) is one of Africa’s most active volcanoes, if not the most active that last erupted in 2006. About 25 kilometers north of Lake Kivu, and located to the northwest of Nyiragongo Volcano, it contrasts with its tall, steep-sided neighbor. Nyamulagira is relatively short. It is a shield volcano with gentle slopes. Shield volcanoes derive their name from their resemblance to metal shields warriors once used. Major eruptions at Nyamulagira have occurred recently enough to change the volcano caldera’s structure since the early 20th century.

3D Flythrough Movie – Visoke Volcano

3d fly through virunga national parks visoke volcano

1m Stereo IKONOS Satellite Image Data and 5m DTM

 

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