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shield volcano 1334 m (4,377 ft)
Vanuatu, -16.25°S / 168.12°E
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(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
Last earthquakes nearby
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Ambrym volcano news:
Ambrym volcano (Vanuatu ) activity update
Thursday Sep 13, 2012 10:05 AM | BY: T
SO2 plume from Ambrym on 13 Sep (NOAA)
A strong SO2 plume can be seen drifting SE fro Ambrym.
Monday, Sep 10, 2012
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.
Tuesday, Aug 28, 2012
A significant SO2 plume from Ambrym is visible on the recent NOAA satellite image.
Saturday, Aug 25, 2012
MARUM crater (Ambrym) ...
Sunday, Aug 19, 2012
A strong SO2 plume from Ambrym is drifting west from the island, suggesting that the lava lakes are very active.
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: A third tectonic setting where volcanism occurs is believed to be the result of mantle plumes and not directly related to plate boundaries. So called hot spot volcanoes fall into this category.