Oldonyo Lengai

Oldonyo Lengai

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Mount Oldonyo Lengai  meaning the “Mountain of God’ is an active volcano,  located in the Northern part of Tanzania rising  about 2000 meters  above the Eastern Great  Rift Valley floor to a height of approximately 2,886m (9,777ft) above sea level. Mount Oldonyo Lengai is the e world’s only active volcano that erupts natrocarbonatite lava and the only active volcano in this part of the East African Rift Valley.

The Last major eruptions were between July and December 1940 resulting in the ash beind deposited as far as 100km away. The most recent eruption was in September 2007 which caused daily earth tremors in Tanzania and Kenya.

Climbing Mount Oldonyo Lengai is

You can also combine the climb with a Safari .