Erta Ale

There will be a special “Deep Space Live” held on the 7th of Febraury in my workplace the Ars Electronica Center called “Feuerberge – Vulkane aus der Nähe” ( Translation Mountains of fire – Volcanoes closeup” ) Expect a foto report on this shortly after the event, because i was allowed to take pictures during…

Ol Doinyo Lengai – The Mountain of God

Ol Doinyo Lengai in Tanzania, approximately 20miles (30km) to the south of Lake Natron, is one of the most peculiar volcanoes. Whereas all other volcanoes eject silicate based lava at a temperature of 1000°c plus, this gorgeous monster, at 2980metres (9780ft), ejects molten natrocarbonate at around 5-600°C. and is the only known active example of…