Mar 2, 2011

Picture of the Day: The Biggest Lava Lake in the World

picture of the day Picture of the Day: The Biggest Lava Lake in the World

THE BIGGEST LAVA LAKE IN THE WORLD

nyiragongo crater lava lake africa Picture of the Day: The Biggest Lava Lake in the World

laval lake africa nyiragongo crater Picture of the Day: The Biggest Lava Lake in the World
Photographs by Olivier Grunewald


The permanent lava lake of the Nyiragongo Crater is the biggest in the world with an estimated 282 million cubic feet of lava. The volcano’s rim lies 11,380 feet above the ground. At 1,300 feet deep, the lava lake has created one of the many wonders of the African continent.


via The Big Picture – Nyiragongo Crater: Journey to the Center of the World




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