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Ambrym volcano
shield volcano 1334 m (4,377 ft)
Vanuatu, -16.25°S / 168.12°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
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Ambrym volcano eruptions:
1774, 1820(?), 1863, 1870(?), 1871, 1883, 1884, 1886, 1888, 1894, 1898, 1908, 1909(?), 1910, 1912, 1913, 1915, 1929, 1935, 1937, 1938, 1942, 1950, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1957, 1958, 1960, 1961, 1963, 1964, 1967, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1977 (2x), 1979 (2x), 1980, 1981, 1983, 1984, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1994, 1996, 2006, 2008, 2009 -ongoing
Typical eruption style:
Effusive, formation of lava lakes
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The Volcanoes of Ambrym - the Grand Traverse (11-day volcano expedition to Ambrym - individual departures & group tours)
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Ambrym volcano news:

Ambrym volcano (Vanuatu ) activity update: strong SO2 plume

Mon, 10 Sep 2012, 10:05
10:05 AM | BY: T
SO2 plume from Ambrym on 9 Sep (NOAA)
SO2 plume from Ambrym on 9 Sep (NOAA)
A strong SO2 plume from Ambrym can often be seen on NOAA's satellite images. Lots of fresh lava is needed to produce this plume.
Previous news
Tue, 28 Aug 2012, 10:05
SO2 plume from Ambrym on 28 Aug (NOAA)
A significant SO2 plume from Ambrym is visible on the recent NOAA satellite image. ... read all
Sun, 19 Aug 2012, 10:05
SO2 plume from Ambrym on 19 Aug 2012
A strong SO2 plume from Ambrym is drifting west from the island, suggesting that the lava lakes are very active. ... read all
Sun, 12 Aug 2012, 10:05
SO2 plume from Ambrym volcano (NOAA)
An impressive SO2 plume is drifting SE from Ambrym volcano, showing that there is lots of fresh lava inside its active craters. ... read all

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