The lava lake in the southern pit crater of the ERTA Ale volcano again started to overflow from the beginning of November. Fresh lava flows covered a large part of the Caldera floor. ERTA Ale volcano, located in the remote afar region in northeast Ethiopia. The name of the volcano means “Smoking mountain”.
ERTA Ale — the most active volcano of Ethiopia and one of only five known volcanoes in the world with a lava lake, and the world’s only volcano, whose lava lake just two, making it truly unique.