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Tore volcan

lava cone 2200+ m / 7,218 ft
North Solomons Province, Papouasie-Nouvelle Guinée, -5.83°S / 154.93°E
Condition actuelle: normal / en sommeil (1 sur 5) | Reports
Tore livres
Style éruptif tipique: effusif
Eruptions du volcan Tore: less than 10,000 years ago
HeureMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Sat, 25 Apr 2020
Sat, 25 Apr 17:32 UTCM 4.5 / 164.2 km20 km91km WNW of Arawa, Papua New Guinea
Tore volcano is a 6 x 9 km wide caldera with a younger cone, which probably is still active.
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 volcano consists of a thick succession of andesitic lava flows.

Introduction:

from: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information:
The caldera of Tore volcano is the source of two Pleistocene ignimbrites that form a broad fan that extends the coastline to the west.
The southern and SW sides of the caldera rim are covered by lava flows that extend up to 14 km from a large post-caldera lava cone. The summit of the andesitic volcano consists of an erosional pyramidal peak and a forested satellite ash cone 3 km to the NW. The freshly preserved features of the post-caldera ash cone and lava cone indicate a recent age (Blake and Miezitis, 1967).

Reference cited:
-Blake D H, Miezitis Y, 1967. Geology of Bougainville and Buka Islands, New Guinea. Aust Bur Min Resour Geol Geophys Bull, 93: 1-56

Tore Photos:

The town of Hilo has mostly 1 to 2 storey buildings that were constructed in the early 20th century (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
The town of Hilo has mostly 1 to 2 storey buildings that were constructed in the early 20th century (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
Part of the restored ancient Greek theatre (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Part of the restored ancient Greek theatre (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Old and restored windmills at the caldera rim. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Old and restored windmills at the caldera rim. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
 



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