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The crater of Benbow in the Ambrym caldera
The crater of Benbow in the Ambrym caldera

Latest news from Ambrym:

Thu, 27 Aug 2020, 18:36
Ambrym safety map (C) Vanuatu Meteorology and Geohazards Department
Since the last update, activity at Ambrym is continuing at the low unrest level Volcanic Alert Level 1. Some volcanic hazards do remain on Ambrym specifically at the summit and eastern part of the Island. These are related to the presence of cracked areas. In addition to the summit hazards, the presence of active rifts and faults (major ground cracking) at the South-East area of Ambrym are also hazardous, they will continue to be eroded and affected by earthquake activity. ... read all
Tue, 12 Mar 2019, 19:48
No eruptive activity has been observed for 3 months, meaning the long-term eruption which began in 2008 has come to an end. ... read all
 

Ambrym volcano

shield volcano 1334 m (4,377 ft), Vanuatu, -16.25°S / 168.12°E
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Map of the Ambrym caldera

map of Ambrym caldera
A sketch map of the vast caldera of Ambrym showing the location of its multiple vents. Taken from Stromboli Online.
 

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