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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)
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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

Thursday Nov 14, 2013 11:33 AM | BY: T

Explosions continue. An ash plume was spotted this morning at 9,000 ft (2,7 km) altitude extending 60 nautical miles to the west.
Previous news
SO2 plume from Bagana volcano (NOAA)
Monday, Nov 04, 2013
A relatively large SO2 plume from the volcano today indicates a surge in activity (ash explosions, strombolian activity?). [more]
SO2 plume from Bagana volcano (NOAA)
Thursday, Oct 03, 2013
Elevated SO2 emissions suggest that current activity is strong at the volcano. [more]
Bougainville Island (PNG) with Bagana volcano and a gas (with ash?) plume drifting SW (Terra / NASA satellite image 18 Sep)
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. ... [more]
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). [more]
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. [more]

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