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Ambrym volcano
shield volcano 1334 m (4,377 ft)
Vanuatu, -16.25°S / 168.12°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 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
Last earthquakes nearby
Ambrym volcano tours
The 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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Vanuatu volcano expeditions July - September 2014

Wed, 30 Apr 2014, 10:19
10:19 AM | BY: T
Volcanoes in the South Sea - volcano expedition to Vanuatu
Volcanoes in the South Sea - volcano expedition to Vanuatu
Visiting Ambrym's lava lakes, Yasur's fireworks and the remote Ambae island is an adventure of a lifetime. We have a few spaces left for our expeditions on: 30 Jun - 13 Jul, 29 Jul - 18 Aug, 15 Sep - 6 Oct.
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Previous news
Mon, 13 Jan 2014, 13:26
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: read all
Thu, 5 Dec 2013, 11:00
Ambrym volcano with Marum (l) and Benbow (r) vents seen from space on 2 Dec (photo: Mike Hopkins / Twitter)
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. ... read all
Mon, 16 Sep 2013, 15:18
SO2 plume from Ambrym volcano today (NOAA)
Lava lakes continue to be active in Benbow and Marum craters. A large SO2 plume can be seen on today's NOAA satellite data. ... read all
Fri, 30 Aug 2013, 09:45
SO2 plume from Ambrym volcano (NOAA)
A large SO2 plume is drifting NW from the volcano, where at least two lava lakes in the Benbow and Marum craters remain active. ... read all
Wed, 14 Aug 2013, 14:51
Satellite image of the craters Benbow and Marum of Ambrym volcano from 9 Aug 2013 (NASA Earth Observatory, annotations by Robert Simmons)
The lava lakes inside the Benbow and Marum craters continue to be active, a recent NASA satellite image shows. ... read all

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