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Mount Cameroon (466,928 bytes) ( 1,772 x 2,208 )
Mount Cameroon is an active volcano in Cameroon near the Gulf of Guinea. It is one of Africa’s largest volcanoes, rising over 4,000 m, with more than 100 small cinder cones. Mt. Cameroon has the most frequent eruptions of any West African volcano, having erupted most recently in 2012. It is part of the Cameroon Volcanic Line that also includes Lake Nyos, the site of a disaster in 1986. The image was acquired January 12, 2007, covers an area of 26.5 by 32 km, and is located at 4.2 degrees north, 9.1 degrees east.
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NASA/METI/AIST/Japan Space Systems,
and U.S./Japan ASTER Science Team