Last update: June 3rd, 2020 at 8:00 pm
Surrounding the dark central crater, which measures 7.5 to 9.5 miles wide, are lava slopes from prior eruptions. The cone of the volcano rises 7,500 feet, high enough to deflect strong winds. Emi Koussi in the Sahara Desert
This image was captured by an astronaut on board the International Space Station.
Image Credit: NASA Earth Observatory