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Bakanovi volcano

stratovolcano 650 m / 2,133 ft
North Solomons Province, Papua New Guinea, -6.15°S / 155.35°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: explosive
Bakanovi volcano eruptions: extinct, last eruptions several hundred thousands of years ago
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Wed, 13 Jun
Wed, 13 Jun 18:26 UTCM 4.8 / 209 km9 kmSolomon Islands
Bakanovi volcano is an extinct volcano 16 km east of Bagana volcano on Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea. The small volcano is deeply eroded and was built above an eroded 4 km diameter caldera.

Background:

The volcano is one of 17 recognized post-Miocene volcanoes and volcanic centers on Bougainville. It is composed of lava flows and pyroclastic flow deposit and is considered extinct. Its last activity was several 100,000 years ago.

D. H. Blake (1968) "Post miocene volcanoes on Bougainville Island, territory of Papua and New Guinea", Bull. Volc., v. 32 (1), pp. 121-138


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