Lolo volcano

Updated: Aug 18, 2022 02:51 GMT - Refresh
stratovolcano 805 m / 2,641 ft
New Britain Island (Papua New Guinea), -5.47°S / 150.51°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)

Lolo (also known as Auwers) volcano is a small andesitic stratovolcano 13 km north of Pago volcano in New Britain.
It has a nearly symmetrical shape with steep 35 deg upper slopes above 300 m elevation, and lower more gently inclined 20 deg slopes at its base between 150 and 250 m elevation. The diameter at its base if about 4 km.
Lolo has a shallow well preserved summit crater 250 m long, 175 m wide, and 60 m deep. Its slopes are cut by a regular pattern of radial erosion gullies up to 30 m deep and parts of the upper slopes are unvegetated.
Well-preserved lava flows from Lolo can be seen from the air, but their age is unknown.

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Typical eruption style: effusive
Lolo volcano eruptions: unknown
Lastest nearby earthquakes: No recent earthquakes



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