The Congo River. The worlds deepest river, with measured depths beyond 230 meters / 750 feets. So deep and fast flowing, that fish species from one river bank is unable to cross the river, making unique species living and evolving on each side of the river banks in specific areas of the river.
After the Congo River estuary to the Atlantic Ocean the river water produces so much fo...
On June 19, 2007, Mount Nyiragongo released a plume. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite took this picture the same day. In this image, the blue-tinted plume blows over Lake Kivu toward the southeast. The plume’s light color suggests that it consists primarily of water vapor. A bright, opaque white puff at the volcano’s summit could be part of the...
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 2nd REP is one of the four regiments of infantry of the 11th brigade parachutist (11th BP).Airborne intervention is the privileged mode of action of the 2nd REFERENCE MARK but the regiment is also able to engage under shielding with its VAB as it was the case these last years, in Ex-Yugoslavia, in Central Africa and in Congo.