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, photo tours, and relaxed walking & study tours.
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shield volcano 1334 m (4,377 ft)
Vanuatu, -16.25°S / 168.12°E
: 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 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
Sun, 24 May 2015, 05:55
05:55 AM | BY: T
Safety map of Ambrym volcano
Activity at the volcano remains elevated. Lava lakes are active in Bembow and Marum craters. Geohazards maintains volcanic Alert Level 2:
"The danger remains in the caldera area around the volcanic craters of Benbow and Marum (including Maben-Mbwelesu, Niri-Mbwelesu and Mbwelesu) and on volcanic ash and gas prone areas exposed to trade winds."
A short effusive flank eruption occurred in February 2015 from a fissure on the southeastern flank of Marum and produced a lava flow field of approx. 1.4 squake kilometers. ... read all
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. read all
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
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
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