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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: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
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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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Bagana volcano: news and activity updates

Bagana volcano (Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea) activity update

Wednesday Dec 26, 2012 11:05 AM | BY: T

SO2 plume from Bagana on 26 Dec 2012 (NOAA)
SO2 plume from Bagana on 26 Dec 2012 (NOAA)
A weak SO2 plume is visible today from the volcano suggesting ongoing activity.
Previous news
Thursday, Dec 13, 2012
Ash emissions occurred this morning, as ground reports from Arawa town indicated to VAAC Darwin. [more]
SO2 plume from Bagana on 7 Nov 2012 (NOAA)
Wednesday, Nov 07, 2012
A strong SO2 plume is visible on today's NOOA image, suggesting elevated activity at the volcano. [more]

Monday, Oct 22, 2012
Strong SO2 emissions are visible from Bagana. [more]

Tuesday, Oct 09, 2012
An SO2 plume is visible today from the volcano. [more]
SO2 plume from Bagana on 6 Oct 2012 (NOAA)
Saturday, Oct 06, 2012
Elevated SO2 emissions are often visible from Bagana such as today. [more]

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