Bagana volcano on Bougainville Island is one of the world's most active volcanoes. It has erupted frequently since its discovery in 1842. It is located on a remote part of central Bougainville Island in the Northern Solomon Province of Papua New Guinea.
Bagana(Lava Kegel (Vulkan) 1750 m / 5,741 ft)
Bagana volcano is a... [mehr]
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. [mehr]
Bakanovi(Schichtvulkan 650 m / 2,133 ft)
Balbi is a large stratovolcano and the highest point on Bougainville Island, Northern Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea.
Balbi(Schichtvulkan 2715 m 8,907 feet)
It is not certain whether the volcano has erupted in historic times, as some local traditions suggest. An active fumarole field is located at Balbi's 60... [mehr]
Billy Mitchell volcano is a small shield volcano, which is composed mainly of loose deposits from explosive eruptions (pyroclastic shield). The volcano is located immediately NE of Bagana volcano in central Bougainville Island.
Billy Mitchell(pyroclastic shield 1544 m / 5,066 ft)
Billy Mitchell's typical eruption style are e... [mehr]
Emperor Range(Caldera(s) 2040 m / 6693 ft)
Loloru volcano is a large shield volcano in SE Bougainville Island.
Loloru(pyroclastic shield 1887 m / 6,191 ft)
It is composed mainly of airfall tephra and thick pyroclastic flow deposits and together with the nearby Takuan complex covers about 60% of the southern half of Bougainville Island.
The smooth flanks... [mehr]
Takuan is a group of stratovolcanoes in the SE part of Bougainville Island in the Crown Prince Ranges, Papua New Guinea.
Takuan(compuond volcano 2210 m / 7,251 ft)
The group contains 3 closely spaced, NW-SE-trending andesitic-dacitic stratovolcanoes and 2 small lava domes. The volcanoes are densely forested, but 2 ... [mehr]
Tore volcano is a 6 x 9 km wide caldera with a younger cone, which probably is still active.
Tore(lava cone 2200+ m / 7,218 ft)
The densely forested volcano is located north-west of Mount Balbi volcano in the Emperor Range in northern Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea.
The younger cone of the volc... [mehr]