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Ambrym volcano
shield volcano 1334 m (4,377 ft)
Vanuatu, -16.25°S / 168.12°E
Current status: restless (2 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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Ambrym volcano news:

Ambrym volcano (Vanuatu ) activity update

Sunday Oct 14, 2012 10:05 AM | BY: T

A strong SO2 plume is visible today from Ambrym, where several lava lakes remain active.
Previous news

Thursday, Sep 13, 2012
A strong SO2 plume can be seen drifting SE fro Ambrym. [more]
SO2 plume from Ambrym on 9 Sep (NOAA)
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. [more]
SO2 plume from Ambrym on 28 Aug (NOAA)
Tuesday, Aug 28, 2012
A significant SO2 plume from Ambrym is visible on the recent NOAA satellite image. [more]
SO2 plume from Ambrym on 19 Aug 2012
Sunday, Aug 19, 2012
A strong SO2 plume from Ambrym is drifting west from the island, suggesting that the lava lakes are very active. [more]

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