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

Latest news from Ambrym:

Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019
No eruptive activity has been observed for 3 months, meaning the long-term eruption which began in 2008 has come to an end. ... [more]
 

Ambrym Volcano Videos

shield volcano 1334 m (4,377 ft)
Vanuatu, -16.25°S / 168.12°E
Spattering from the active south vent inside Benbow crater, Ambrym volcano (Vanuatu)

Gas escaping in pulses from the lava lake contained inside the conduit beneath this crater, throwing out liquid spatter. Taken on May 23, 2009, during the recent expedition to Vanuatu: http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/volcano-tours/vanuatu/volcanoes_south_sea.html

Spattering lava from a crater of Ambrym volcano, Vanuatu

View onto an active vent inside the Benbow crater on Ambrym volcano (Vanuatu). The open conduit contains a lava lake. When gas escapes from the liquid bursting gas bubbles throw out liquid lava spatter. Taken on May 23, 2009 during our most recent expedition to Vanuatu: http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/volcano-tours/vanuatu/volcanoes_south_sea.html

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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