stratovulkaan 797 m / 2,615 ft
Vanuatu, -14.27°S / 167.5°E
(2 out of 5)
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July 1962, 1963, Sep 1965, 1966, Jul 1967, 1968, Sep 1969, May 1971, Oct 1973 - Jan 1974, Jan 1976, April 1977, 1980, July 1981, April 1982, Sep 2009 - ongoing
Typical eruption style:
explosive, ash eruptions
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Updates and volcano news from Gaua volcano:
Gaua volcano (Vanuatu), activity update: increased ash emission, government planning to evacuate 3000 people
wo, 21 apr 2010, 14:11
14:11 PM |
The eruption of Gaua volcano (located in the far north end of the archipel of Vanuatu) is increasing and the situation is worsening for the inhabitants of the island, news articles report. As plumes reach 10,000 ft (3000m) elevation and the fresh ash contaminates water and food supplies on the island, promting authorities to prepare for an evacuation of about 3000 people from the island if the situation continues or gets worse.
Koppelingen / Bronnen:
- Vanuatu volcano may force evacuations (Sydney Morning Herald, 20 April)
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