The Volcano Adventure Guide: Excellent information and background for anyone wishing to visit active volcanoes safely and enjoyably. The book presents guidelines to visiting 42 different volcanoes around the world.
Mt Victory Volcano is a dominantly andesitic stratovolcano on the NE coast of mainland New Guinea, 30 km from Tufi on Cape Nelson.
Mt Victory's summit contains a small crater lake. There is only 1 confirmed historical eruption from Victory volcano, but that consisted in long-lasting activity during the late 19thand until the 20th century, and its red crater glow was a well-known beacon for passing ships at that time. Pyroclastic flows occurred during this period of activity around 1880 and destroyed several villages and caused fatalities. At present, there is weak thermal activity.
Volcanoes in the Solar System: The Earth is not the only place with volcanic activity. Active volcanism also occurs at at least 3 other bodies in our Solar System.
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