Friday Flotsam

Volcano news ahoy, today brought to you by Islands.

Lake Kivu, located along the border the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Rwanda

Enjoy the weekend (only 101 degrees F here in California!)

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Can't help thinking that Goma and the surrounding communities are living on borrowed time, given that lava flows have entered Lake Kivu twice in the past 60 years -from Nyiragongo in 1994 and from Nyumagira (sp?) in 1948..the latter described by Haroun Tazieff in one of his books. He watched the entry, unconcerned, from a small boat just offshore. Truly, ignorance is bliss...