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Pago volcano sat by (c) Google Earth View
Pago volcano sat by (c) Google Earth View
Actualités:
Tuesday, May 08, 2012
Darwin VAAC reported that ash-and-steam plumes from Pago rose to an altitude of 13.7 km (45,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted 75 km NE. [details]
 

Pago volcan éruptions

caldeira 742 m / 2,434 ft
New Britain Island, Papouasie-Nouvelle Guinée, -5.58°S / 150.52°E
Liste des éruptions: 2007, 2004(?), 2002-03, 1933, 1920, 1911-18, 750(?), 420, 640BC, 1350 BC(?), 3650 BC(?), 7150 BC


2007 eruption
Pago volcano erupted in August 2007. Residents heard "a single booming noise" on 27 August. On 28 August incandescent lava was ejected from one of the upper vents.
Source: Smithsonian / GVP monthly reports

unconfirmed 2004 eruption
There were reports of 2 explosions on 24 February 2004, but these could not confirmed and are not believed to be true (Smithsonian / GVP)

2002-03 explosive & effusive eruption
An eruption began at Pago volcano on 3 August 2002, after several months of reports of vegetation dying off at the summit. The eruption opened several vents on a new fissure extending NW from the summit. In the first days, large explosions produced tall ash plumes up to 10 km high, and caused severe problems due to ash fall.
In the following effusive phase, several lava flows were erupted. The eruption declined, but went on for more than a year until it ended sometime in October 2003.
 

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