Get our newsletter!
Check out our volcano tours on VolcanoAdventures.com!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - app for iPhone & iPad

Guaranteed tours:
2-18 Nov 2019: Volcanoes and Spices - N-Sulawesi Halmahera (Indonesië)
17-21 Nov 2019: Krakatau Volcano Special - Krakatau volcano (Indonesia)
17-30 Nov 2019: Desert, salt and volcanoes - Danakil desert (Ethiopia)
9-17 May 2020: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
11-29 Aug 2020: Kamchatka - Land of Colors - Kamchatka (Russia)
: ruimten beschikbaar / : gegarandeerd / : enkele spaties links / : geboekt uit
Willekeurige foto 's

Tonga and Fiji Islands: volcano news & updates

Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019
According to the weekly report from the Smithsonian's GVP, the recent eruption (reported on our Fonualei volcano page) is of this seamount. [meer...]
Sample of pumice encountered while sailing near Vava'u island in Tonga (image: Sail Surf ROAM / facebook)
Sunday, Aug 18, 2019
A new eruption, likely submarine, has occurred (or is still in progress) during the past days west of Vava'u Island in the Tonga archipelago. Its origin volcano is still a bit unclear, but the eruption, evidenced by fresh pumice rafts and steam plumes is most likely from a submarine volcano near or a vent of the small Fonualei volcano. ... [meer...]
 

Vulkanen van Tonga Islands (17 volcanoes)

Curacoa |Falcon Island |Fonualei |Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai |Kao |Late |Metis Shoal |Niuafo'ou |Tafahi |Tafu-Maka |Tofua |Unnamed 18.325°S/174.365°W |Unnamed 20.85°S/175.53°W |Unnamed 21.15°S/175.75°W |Unnamed 21.38°S/175.65°W |Unnamed 24.8°S/177.02°W |West Mata
Curacoa
(Submarine volcano)
[meer]

Falcon Island
(Submarine volcano)
[meer]

Fonualei
(Stratovulkaan)
[meer]

Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai
(Submarine volcano)
The small islands of Hunga Tonga and Hunga Ha'apai cap a large seamount located about 30 km SSE of Falcon Island, approximately 65 km NW of Vuna Wharf, Nuku’alofa, and 70 km SW of Nomuka Island. [meer]

Kao
(Stratovulkaan)
[meer]

Late
(Stratovulkaan)
[meer]

Metis Shoal
(Submarine volcano)
[meer]

Niuafo'ou
(Shield volcano)
[meer]

Tafahi
(Stratovulkaan)
[meer]

Tafu-Maka
(Submarine volcano)
[meer]

Tofua
(caldera)
Aerial photo of Tofua (Tonga Ministry of Lands, Survey, and Natural Resources, 1990, published in Taylor and Ewart, 1997)Tofua volcano is the subaerial part of a large frequently active stratovolcano. It forms the 8 km wide circular Tofua Island, dominated by the 5 km wide caldera containing a freshwater lake at only 30 m above sea level and surrounded by steep 300 m cliffs.
The island is kno... [meer]

Unnamed 18.325°S/174.365°W
(Submarine volcano)
[meer]

Unnamed 20.85°S/175.53°W
(Submarine volcano)
[meer]

Unnamed 21.15°S/175.75°W
(Submarine volcano)
[meer]

Unnamed 21.38°S/175.65°W
(Submarine volcano)
[meer]

Unnamed 24.8°S/177.02°W
(Submarine volcano)
[meer]

West Mata
(Submarine volcano)
[meer]
 

Meer op VolcanoDiscovery:

Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery en andere bronnen zoals.
Materiaalgebruik: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.