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Bagana volcano (Bougainville, Papua New Guinea) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 17 August-23 August 2022 (New Activity / Unrest)

Wed, 24 Aug 2022, 14:00
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The Darwin VAAC reported that on 22 August an ash plume from Bagana rose to 3 km (10,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted SW based on satellite and wind model data.

Source: Darwin Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre (VAAC)
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From: Global Volcanism Program, 2022. Report on Bagana. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 17 August-23 August 2022. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.

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Bagana volcano (Bougainville, Papua New Guinea) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 17 August-23 August 2022 (New Activity / Unrest)

The Darwin VAAC reported that on 22 August an ash plume from Bagana rose to 3 km (10,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted SW based on satellite and wind model data. ... Read all
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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: minor activity or eruption warning (3 out of 5) Bagana volcano eruptions:
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
Typical eruption style
explosive
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