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shield volcano 1334 m (4,377 ft)
Vanuatu, -16.25°S / 168.12°E
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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
Ambrym volcano toursThe Volcanoes of Ambrym - the Grand Traverse
(11-day volcano expedition to Ambrym - individual departures & group tours)Volcanoes and Cultures - Adventures in the South Sea
(15-day volcano and photo expedition to Ambrym and Yasur volcanoes, Vanuatu)
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Ambrym volcano news:
Ambrym volcano (Vanuatu ) activity update
Monday Dec 17, 2012 10:46 AM | BY: T
SO2 plume from Ambrym on 17 Dec (NOAA)
A strong SO2 plume is visible from Ambrym today.
Thursday, Nov 22, 2012
SO2 plumes are visible on today's NOAA satellite images again. ... read all
Friday, Nov 16, 2012
An SO2 plume can be seen on satellite data today and yesterday and indicates the presence of fresh lava at the surface. ... read all
Tuesday, Oct 30, 2012
A strong SO2 plume is visible on today's NOOA satellite image, suggesting more than usual intense lava lake activity. ... read all
Sunday, Oct 21, 2012
A strong SO2 plume is drifting west from Ambrym volcano. ... read all
Sunday, Oct 14, 2012
A strong SO2 plume is visible today from Ambrym, where several lava lakes remain active. ... read all
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