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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
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(16 days volcano and photo expedition to Ambrym and Yasur volcanoes, Vanuatu)
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Ambrym volcano news:
Spectacular video of Vanuatu volcano activity (Ambrym & Yasur)
Monday Jan 13, 2014 13:26 PM | BY: T
Marum lava lake (Ambrym Island, Vanuatu)
Richard Henley (geology professor from Australia) posted a great video of the active lava lakes of Ambrym and strombolian activity in Yasur, taken in Aug 2012 during our Vanuatu volcano tour
Thursday, Dec 05, 2013
NASA astronaut Mike Hopkins captured a great space image of the active Marum and Benbow vents of Ambrym volcano on 2 Dec. Both vents contain active lava lakes.
Monday, Sep 16, 2013
Lava lakes continue to be active in Benbow and Marum craters. A large SO2 plume can be seen on today's NOAA satellite data.
Friday, Aug 30, 2013
A large SO2 plume is drifting NW from the volcano, where at least two lava lakes in the Benbow and Marum craters remain active.
Wednesday, Aug 14, 2013
The lava lakes inside the Benbow and Marum craters continue to be active, a recent NASA satellite image shows.
Monday, Aug 05, 2013
An elevated SO2 plume from Ambrym shows up regularly on satellite data, suggesting that lava continues to arrive into the vents, maintaining active lava lakes in Benbow and Marum. ...
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