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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: restless (2 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: occasional ash eruptions reaching 2-3 km altitude

Wed, 13 Jun 2012, 10:05
10:05 AM | BY: T
Darwin VAAC reported that on 10 June ash plumes from Bagana rose to an altitude of 2.4 km (8,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted 45-130 km SW.
Previous news
Fri, 18 May 2012, 14:31
NASA image of Bagana from 16 May 2012 showing an active steaming lava flow
A new NASA satellite image reveals a fresh lava flow on Bagana volcano's eastern flank. It is unknown when the eruption started, but comparison with older images implies that it must have begun some time between March 2011 and February 2012. read all
Thu, 8 Mar 2012, 07:21
Darwin VAAC reported that on 7 March an ash plume from Bagana rose to an altitude of 2.4 km (8,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted 37 km SW. ... read all
Thu, 3 Jun 2010, 05:44
Based on satellite data, Bagana volcano produced small ash clouds rising to 3 km (10,000 ft) and drifting 30-185 km SW and W on 26-28 May. ... read all
Thu, 13 Aug 2009, 07:30
It was reported that during 10-11 August diffuse ash plumes from Bagana rose to an altitude of 3 km. ... read all
Thu, 6 Mar 2008, 13:20
Based on satellite imagery and information from RVO, Bagana volcano has been producing small ash explosions since 3 March. ... read all
 

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