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The Nyiragongo Volcano is situated 13 kilometres in the southeast of the Nyamuragira Volcano in the Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. 

It belongs to the most active volcanoes on earth. The permanent lave lake has a diameter of approximately 250 metres.

It forms with the volcanoes Karisimbi (4'507 m), Mikeno (4'437 m), Muhabura (4'127 m), Sabinyo (3'645 m), Bisoke (3'711 m), Gahinga (3'474 m) and Nyamuragira (3'058 m) the Virunga Mountains.

 

Dem Rep of the Congo 1966 Mikeno Volcano stamp timbre francobolli Briefmarke issued by Zaire

Zaire 1989, Nyiragongo Volcano.

 

Democratic Republic of the Congo Nyamuragira and Nyiragongo volcanoes on stamp miniaturesheet issued in the year 2011

Democratic Republic of the Congo 2011, "Minerals".
The illustration of the miniaturesheet is showing the volcanoes Nyamuragira (left) and Nyiragongo (right).

Dem Rep of the Congo 2013 Nyiragongo volcano stamp

Democratic Republic of the Congo 2013
Lava lake of the Nyiragongo Volcano.
Haroun Tazieff in the foreground (1914-1988).
The stamp was issued in three miniaturesheets of the series "Volcans".

Democratic Republic of the Congo 2013

The illustration and one stamp are showing the lave lake of the Nyiragongo Volcano.
(The other stamp is showing the Ol Doinyo Lengai in Tanzania)
The miniaturesheet was issued in the series "Volcans". 

Burundi 2013, Nyiragongo Volcano.
The miniaturesheet was issued in the series "15ème anniversaire de la Disparition d'Haroun Tazieff".

Democratic Republic of the Congo stamp timbre Briefmarke francobolli Nyiragongo Volcano issued by Guinea Bissau 2015

Guinea-Bissau 2015, Nyiragongo Volcano.
The stamp was issued in the series "Volcanoes & Minerals".

 

Sierra Leone 2017, Nyiragongo eruption in 1977.
The stamp was issued in the series "Volcanic Eruptions".

 

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