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lava cone (stratovolcano) 1750 m / 5,741 ft
Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea, -6.14°S / 155.2°E
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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
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Bagana volcano: news and activity updates
Bagana volcano (Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea) activity update
Monday Nov 04, 2013 20:45 PM | BY: T
SO2 plume from Bagana volcano (NOAA)
A relatively large SO2 plume from the volcano today indicates a surge in activity (ash explosions, strombolian activity?).
Thursday, Oct 03, 2013
Elevated SO2 emissions suggest that current activity is strong at the volcano.
Thursday, Sep 19, 2013
It seems that the volcano has entered a more active phase, producing several explosions in the past days that sent ash plumes to altitudes of 8-9,000 ft (2.4-2.7 km) altitude. ...
Monday, Sep 16, 2013
An eruption was reported this morning, producing an ash plume rising to 8,000 ft (2.4 km) altitude and drifting 30 nautical miles to the NW (VAAC Darwin).
Monday, Aug 26, 2013
A hot spot remains visible at the volcano, indicating that some activity continues. This is likely mostly effusive in style, because no recent significant ash emissions have been detected.
Monday, Jul 22, 2013
An small SO2 plume is seen on satellite images drifting from Bagana volcano. This suggests continuing activity.
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