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News:
Wednesday, Sep 14, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [mehr]
Ash plume from White Island today seen on Nasa's Suomi NPP satellite
Tuesday, Sep 13, 2016
A small eruption occurred this morning from the volcano. Weak ash emissions were seen from the vent of the volcano's 2012 lava dome in the central crater; the alert level was raised from 1 (green) to 3 (orange). ... [mehr]
 

White Island Vulkan

Schichtvulkan 321 m / 1,053 ft
New Zealand, -37.52°S / 177.18°E
Aktueller Status: normal / ruhend (1 von 5)
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Last update: 26 Mar 2019
Typische Aktivität: Explosive (in historic time: frequent small phreatic and phreatomagmatic eruptions)
Ausbrüche des White Island: 2016, 2013, 2012, 2001, 1998-2000, 1998, 1995, 1986-94, 1983-84, 1976-82, 1974, 1971, 1971, 1970, 1969, 1968-69, 1966-67, 1962, 1959, 1958, 1957, 1955, 1947, 1933, 1930, 1928, 1926, 1924, 1922, 1909, 1908 (?), 1886?,1886, 1885 (?), 1885, 1856 (?), 1836, 1826 Inside the crater of White Island volcano
UhrzeitMag. / TiefeDistanceOrt
Sun, 18 Aug 2019
Sun, 18 Aug 22:29 UTCM 2.4 / 5 km16 kmNew Zealand
Sun, 18 Aug 10:39 UTCM 2.2 / 62.5 km15 kmNew Zealand
Sat, 17 Aug 2019
Sat, 17 Aug 19:05 UTCM 2.5 / 5 km16 kmNew Zealand
Fri, 16 Aug 2019
Fri, 16 Aug 18:06 UTCM 2.4 / 12 km28 kmNew Zealand
Fri, 16 Aug 15:47 UTCM 2.0 / 30.3 km8 kmNew Zealand
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White Island in the Bay of Plenty ca. 50 km off the North Island's east coast is one of New Zealands most active volcanoes, well known for its spectacular crater with strong hydrothermal activity and sulphur deposits. It is part of the active Taupo volcanic zone and last erupted in 2001 (phreatic explosion).

Beschreibung:

Uninhabited 2 x 2.4 km White Island, one of New Zealand's most active volcanoes, is the emergent summit of a 16 x 18 km submarine volcano in the Bay of Plenty about 50 km offshore of North Island. The 321-m-high island consists of two overlapping andesitic-to-dacitic stratovolcanoes; the summit crater appears to be breached to the SE because the shoreline corresponds to the level of several notches in the SE crater wall. Volckner Rocks, four sea stacks that are remnants of a lava dome, lie 5 km NNE of White Island. Intermittent moderate phreatomagmatic and strombolian eruptions have occurred at White Island throughout the short historical period beginning in 1826, but its activity also forms a prominent part of Maori legends. Formation of many new vents during the 19th and 20th centuries has produced rapid changes in crater floor topography. Collapse of the crater wall in 1914 produced a debris avalanche that buried buildings and workers at a sulfur-mining project.
(Source: GVP)

White Island Fotos:



2012 eruption
A new phase of activity started on 5 August 2012, following an increase in seismic activity since July. The eruption consisted in weak ash emissions from a new vent in the Crater Lake. It is the first ash emission from White Island in 12 years. ...mehr
White Island Vulkanresien
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