3470 m (11,384 ft).
Last Known Eruption: 2005.
One of Africa's most notable volcanoes, Nyiragongo contained a lava lake in its deep summit crater that was active for half a century before draining catastrophically through its outer flanks in 1977.
The volcanic island of Manam, located off the coast of mainland Papua New Guinea, released a plume beginning on June 17, 2007. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite captured this image on June 18. In this image, the plume blows eastward from the tiny island toward the mainland. The plume’s pale color suggests that it is comprised predominantly of wat...
On July 7, 2007, the Gamkonora Volcano on Halmahera, Indonesia, began releasing plumes of ash, according to a report from ABC News, Australia. Over the next few days, the volcano continued its activity, including ejecting flaming rocks. The activity forced the evacuation of some 8,600 residents. At 14:50 East Indonesian Time on July 9, the volcano erupted, according to ReliefWeb.
A dual disaster hit Pakistan in the final week of June 2007. On June 23, rare heavy rains and winds swept over much of the country, and three days later, on June 26, Cyclone Yemyin (03B) blew ashore in southern Pakistan. The two storms caused extensive flooding in the country’s southwest from the Arabian Sea coast to the border with Afghanistan. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer...
Geysers are a rare natural phenomena found only in a few places, such as New Zealand, Iceland, the United States (Yellowstone National Park), and on Russia’s far eastern Kamchatka Peninsula. On June 3, 2007, one of these rare geyser fields was severely damaged when a landslide rolled through Russia’s Valley of the Geysers. The landslide—a mix of mud, melting snow, trees, and boulders—tore a sca...
From june 6th to june 8th 2007 the Presidents and Prime Ministers of the 8 most important industrial countries in the World: USA, Canada, UK, Germany, France, Italy, Russia and Japan will have their annual summitt. This time in Germany at the Kempinski Hotel in Heiligendamm. Participate will also the chairman of the European Union, Barroso, and the Secretary General of the UN, Ban Ki-Moon.
On the Island of Java, Indonesia, Mount Semeru released a volcanic plume on May 3, 2007. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra took this picture the same day. This image shows the opaque, gray-beige plume blowing toward the west over the island of Java. Scattered around the volcano are bright white clouds.
Dust blew off the African coast and over the Mediterranean Sea on June 9, 2007. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite captured this image the same day. In this image, the opaque tan dust plume billows off the coast, along the Libya-Egypt border, in a shape vaguely resembling a giant inverted teardrop.
7 combine harvesters sitting idle in a field between jobs in western Kansas, likely in June. To the east of the combines you can see six of the trailers used to haul the massive machines over the highway. Quite a number of other combines can be seen in action to the north and south in this band of high-resolution imagery.
On the weekend of June 23, 2007, a wildfire broke out south of Lake Tahoe, which stretches across the California-Nevada border. By June 28, the Angora Fire had burned more than 200 homes and forced some 2,000 residents to evacuate, according to The Seattle Times and the Central Valley Business Times.
On June 27, the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (...
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