I’ve spent a fair amount of time in Goma Congo (Zaire), trying hard to stay out of trouble, and I’ve flown around this mountain and driven around this mountain or its sister volcanoes, and the very existence of this volcano field has a lot to do with some of the research I’ve done. Oh, and for a while I had a truck with seats fitted to it that were taken from one of the many aircraft that had met its demise on the slopes of these cinder cones.
The reason I mention this at all is because NGS has a feature article with some amazing photos on Nyiragongo Volcano. Go have a look.
Looking back at what I’ve written here, it occurs to me that I’ve mentioned the Goma/Virnuga volcanoes a few times:
- The Empty Truck
- Congo Volcano Erupting
- The Volcano Nyamuragira: Some Context
- Nyamulagira Volcano and Human Evolution