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Bagana volcano
lava cone (stratovolcano) 1750 m / 5,741 ft
Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea, -6.14°S / 155.2°E
Current status: restless (2 out of 5)
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2012, 1972-2011, 1970-71, 1968, 1966-67, 1964-65, 1962-63, 1961, 1959(?)-60, 1953, 1952, 1948-51, 1945-47, 1943, 1939, 1938, 1937, 1909(?), 1908, 1899, 1897, 1894-95, 1883, 1865-83, 1842
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Bagana volcano (Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea): new eruption

Friday May 01, 2020 11:32 AM | BY: MARTIN

Emissions from Bagana volcano from satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
Emissions from Bagana volcano from satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin recorded new emissions of ash during the past two months, when the volcano erupted on 29 February 2020. Ash plumes reached 10,000 ft (3,000 m) altitude. Volcanic ash is dispersed towards the northwest.
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