Murara

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Murara
Elevation less than 3,058 metres (10,033 feet)
Location
Location Democratic Republic of the Congo
Range Virunga Mountains
Coordinates 1°24′30″S 29°12′0″E / 1.40833°S 29.20000°E / -1.40833; 29.20000
Geology
Type Cinder cone
Last eruption 1977

Murara was a small, short-lived, cinder cone on the flank of Mount Nyamuragira, that began erupting on December 23, 1976. Eruptions from Murara reduced considerably after the eruption of Mount Nyiragongo on January 10, 1977 and ended completely in April 1977.

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