Tanga volcan

stratovolcano / caldera 472 m / 1,549 ft
New Ireland Province, Papouasie-Nouvelle Guinée, -3.5°S / 153.22°E
Condition actuelle: (probablement) éteint (0 sur 5)

Tanga volcano is a mostly submerged stratovolcano and caldera forming the Tanga islands, located 44 km from New Ireland.
The islands belonging to the caldera rim consist of Lif (283 m high), Tefa (155 m), southern Malendok (472 m). The smaller islands Bitlit and Bitbok are post-caldera lava domes in the centre of the caldera.
It is unknown if Tanga volcano is still active. A small hot spring on Malendok Islands marks the only current thermal activity.

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Style éruptif tipique: explosive
Eruptions du volcan Tanga: more than 11,700 years ago

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