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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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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

Monday Nov 10, 2014 23:13 PM | BY: T

Eruptive activity at the volcano continues. Several ash plumes were observed on satellite imagery during the past days, indicating continuing explosions.
VAAC Darwin estimated the altitude of the ash plumes extending several tens of km to the south at 10,000 ft (3 km).
Previous news
Wednesday, Sep 24, 2014
The volcano is still in eruption. A volcanic ash plume was observed by VAAC Darwin on 20 Sep extending 50 km to the west. [more]
Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014
Eruptive activity continues at the volcano. An ash plume at approx. 7,000 ft (2.1 km) altitude was spotted by Darwin VAAC extending 50 km to the SW yesterday. [more]
Thursday, Aug 14, 2014
Intense activity has been taking place at the volcano during the past days. A significant ash plume reaching approx. 25,000 ft (7-8 km) altitude has been observed on satellite imagery drifting 100-150 km southwest. ... [more]
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Explosive (likely strong strombolian-type) eruptions continue at the volcano. An ash plume to estimated 10,000 (3 km) altitude was observed extending 35 nautical miles to the west this morning (VAAC Darwin). [more]
Thursday, May 01, 2014
An explosion occurred this morning. A volcanic ash plume rose to 7,000 ft (2.1 km) altitude and drifted 40 km to the SSE (VAAC Darwin). [more]

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