Lava lake in the crater of an active volcano

• lava lake in the crater of an active volcano

New Zealand photographer and adventurer Bradley Ambrose (Bradley Ambrose) rose to the active volcano Nyiragongo (Congo), to take a picture using the drone volcanic crater and the largest lava lake in the world, boiling inside him.

Lava lake in the crater of an active volcano Lava lake in the crater of an active volcano

The height of Mount Nyiragongo, located in the Virunga mountain range is almost 20 km away from Lake Kivu, is 3.470 meters above sea level. The width of the main crater - 2 kilometers. Since 1882, the volcano has erupted at least 34 times, including periods of activity lasting for years in the form of boiling lava lake.

Lava lake in the crater of an active volcano Lava lake in the crater of an active volcano

Their risky ascent to the volcano photographer made with five researchers. Volcano could throw red-hot lava at any time. "I'm not too worried, safety ropes do not give break down I'm down in the craters of volcanoes, which are located in different parts of the world, but in the crater of an active volcano, which is a real threat, I went down the first time." - says Bradley Ambrose.

Lava lake in the crater of an active volcano Lava lake in the crater of an active volcano

"I have repeatedly heard stories about how drones are raised in the air above the crater, suddenly fell into the maw, so do not want to risk and launched its drone over our camp and the place from which we were going to begin the descent. I am very happy to get a photo "- adds a photographer.

Lava lake in the crater of an active volcano Lava lake in the crater of an active volcano Lava lake in the crater of an active volcano Lava lake in the crater of an active volcano