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| ReportsAmbrym volcano videosAmbrym volcano books | ToursAmbrym 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 -ongoingTypical eruption style:
Effusive, formation of lava lakesLast earthquakes nearby
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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. [more]
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]
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]
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. ... [more]
More on VolcanoDiscovery:
Ambrym+Yasur volcanoes in Vanuatu
: An adventurous expedition to some of the most spectacular and active volcanoes in the world! Our volcano expedition to Vanuatu lets you spend 1 week on Ambrym with its multiple active lava lakes and 4 days on Yasur, famous for its spectacular fireworks. Guided by professional volcanologist, small groups (May-Sep).
17 days volcano trekking
: This is one of our most exciting volcano tours! Halmahera, North Sulawesi and the Sangihe Islands are not only very scenic and interesting as well as nearly unspoiled by tourism, but also home to some of the country's most active (and often erupting) volcanoes, inclduing Dukono, Ibu, Lokon, Soputan and Karangetang.
Etna's steam rings
: A collection of fantastic vortex rings ("smoke rings") we observed recently on Etna.