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caldera 688 m / 2,257 ft
New Britain, Papua New Guinea, -4.27°S / 152.2°ECurrent status
(1 out of 5)| ReportsRabaul (Tavurvur) volcano booksRabaul (Tavurvur) volcano eruptions:
2014, 2013, 1994-2011, 1943, 1941-42, 1940, 1937, 1878, 1850(?), 1791, 1767Typical eruption style:
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Satellite image of Tarvurvur volcano (c) Google
Rabaul (Tavurvur) volcano news & eruption update
Fri, 12 Sep 2014, 12:38
Intermittent strombolian to vulcanian-type explosions continue at the Tavurvur volcano. VAAC Darwin reported an ash plume rising to 10,000 ft / 3 km altitude this morning.
Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 06:31
Lava fountains and ash column from Tavurvur volcano (image: Emma Edwards via Mark Tarello @mark_tarello / twitter)
A large explosive eruption began at Tavurvur volcano (Rabaul caldera) this morning. ...more
Thu, 9 Jan 2014, 15:30
Rabaul caldera's Tavurvur cone was quiet during 16-31 December. White and occasionally blue vapor plumes rose from the crater. An explosion at 0732 on 22 December generated an ash-poor plume. Weak fluctuating glow was visible at night on 31 December. (Smithsonian/USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report)
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