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Satellite image of Langila volcano (image by Google Earth View)
Satellite image of Langila volcano (image by Google Earth View)
Langila vulkaan
stratovulkaan 1330 m / 4,363 ft
New Britain, Papua New Guinea, -5.53°S / 148.42°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
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Langila vulkaan boeken
Langila vulkaanuitbarstingen:
2009-2013, 2002-08, 1973-2000, 1971-72, 1970, 1969, 1967-68, 1964-66, 1962-63, 1960-61, 1958, 1956, 1955, 1954, 1942 (?), 1907, 1900, 1890, 1884, 1878
Typical eruption style:
explosive
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Background

Langila volcano, whose activity record goes back to the 19th century only, is one of the most active volcanoes of New Britain, Papua New Guinea. Langila's frequent activity consists typically of mild-to-moderate explosive eruptions, that are sometimes accompanied by lava flows.


The volcano consists of four small overlapping cones on the lower eastern flank of the extinct Talawe volcano,- the highest volcano in NW New Britain. The rectangular, 2.5-km-long crater of Talawe has a large gap to the SE; the younger Langila volcano formed NE of Talawe's breached crater.


Extensive lava flows have reached the sea from the N and NE flanks of the volcano. Since observations have begun, 3 summit craters have been active. The youngest and smallest of these, with a diameter of 150 m, was formed in 1960.



NASA Earth Observatory


Explosion of Langila volcano 1985


 

Langila volcano news and eruption updates (Papua New Guinea):

Langila volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSIONS TO FL060 OBS VA DTG: 16/2130Z

Thursday Feb 16, 2017 21:30 PM |

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0295 at 21:27 UTC, 16/02/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170216/2130Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: LANGILA 252010
PSN: S0532 E14825
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1330M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/35
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSIONS TO FL060
OBS VA DTG: 16/2130Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL060 S0538 E14828 - S0550 E14825 - S0610
E14822 - S0608 E14846 - S0552 E14848 - S0539 E14842 - S0530
E14825 - S0531 E14824 MOV SE 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 17/0330Z SFC/FL060 S0611 E14840 - S0551
E14901 - S0530 E14825 - S0531 E14824
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 17/0930Z SFC/FL060 S0612 E14834 - S0557
E14859 - S0530 E14825 - S0531 E14823
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 17/1530Z SFC/FL060 S0611 E14840 - S0551
E14902 - S0530 E14825 - S0531 E14824
RMK: STEADY VA PLUME OBS ON SAT IMAGERY EXTD TOWARDS THE SE.
WINDS EXPECTED TO REMAIN FROM THE NW THOUGHOUT THE FCST
PERIOD. HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT DERIVED FROM HIMAWARI-8 16/2110Z
IMAGERY AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20170217/0330Z

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