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

Spectacular video of Vanuatu volcano activity (Ambrym & Yasur)

Monday Jan 13, 2014 13:26 PM | BY: T

Marum lava lake (Ambrym Island, Vanuatu)
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:
Previous news
Ambrym volcano with Marum (l) and Benbow (r) vents seen from space on 2 Dec (photo: Mike Hopkins / Twitter)
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. [more]
SO2 plume from Ambrym volcano today (NOAA)
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. [more]
SO2 plume from Ambrym volcano (NOAA)
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. [more]
Satellite image of the craters Benbow and Marum of Ambrym volcano from 9 Aug 2013 (NASA Earth Observatory, annotations by Robert Simmons)
Wednesday, Aug 14, 2013
The lava lakes inside the Benbow and Marum craters continue to be active, a recent NASA satellite image shows. [more]
SO2 plume from Ambrym volcano (NOAA)
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. ... [more]

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