Piton de la Fournaise Volcano Observatory

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Monitoring station used by the volcanologic observatory to watch the deformations of Piton de la Fournaise

The Piton de la Fournaise Volcano Observatory is a volcano observatory in the village of Bourg-Murat on the Island of Réunion that monitors the large basaltic Piton de la Fournaise shield volcano. It is part of the Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris, a French governmental, non-profit research and higher education establishment located in Paris.[1]


Coordinates: 21°12′31″S 55°34′19″E / 21.20861°S 55.57194°E / -21.20861; 55.57194