Volcano - Le Piton de la Fournaise

Eruption September 2006 :

from 30/08/06 to ...

After a day of feeble wheezing on the 30/08/06 and a dozen seismic coughs the volcano erupted 10:00 h The eruption is situated on the edge of the Dolomieu crater with one lava flow inside the crater and a second on its flank to the north of the craters Maillard et Signal de l'Enclos. source info OVPF

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Map of the new eruption - image source OVPF

Photos taken 15/09/06 :

Photos 02/09/06

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