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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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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 (Papua New Guinea): ash emissions
Friday Jun 05, 2015 07:58 AM | BY: T
Based on satellite observations, the volcano has produced a number of ash plumes rising to approx. 8,000 ft (2.4 km) altitude, which drifted 40 km to the west. (VAAC Darwin)
A strong heat source has been visible at the crater since 21 May as well. This suggests a new eruptive phase is in course, likely in form of a lava dome extrusion and/or mild strombolian activity.
Thursday, Apr 02, 2015
Ash emissions have been stronger over the past days, suggesting that activity has picked up. ...
Friday, Mar 27, 2015
An ash plume from the volcano was observed last night, extending at 10,000 ft (3 km) altitude approx. 50 km to the NE (VAAC Darwin).
Wednesday, Jan 21, 2015
A volcanic ash plume to estimated 12,000 ft extending 20 nautical miles to the NE was detected by Darwin VAAC this morning.
Monday, Nov 10, 2014
Eruptive activity at the volcano continues. Several ash plumes were observed on satellite imagery during the past days, indicating continuing explosions. ...
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.
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