Volcanoes of New Ireland Province (4)

Ambitle | Lihir | Tabar | Tanga

Volcano list

Ambitle

(stratovolcano 450 m / 1,476 ft)
Ambitle volcano is an active stratovolcano on the 16 km wide N-S and 13 km E-W Ambtitle Island, located 50 km off the SE coast of New Ireland, Papua New Guinea.
Ambtitle is the largest of the Feni Islands, along with the extinct Pleistocene Babase Island / volcano, which a... [more]

Lihir

(compound volcano 700 m / 2,297 ft)
NASA Space Shuttle image STS001-5933, 2001 (http://eol.jsc.nasa.gov/)
NASA Space Shuttle image STS001-5933, 2001 (http://eol.jsc.nasa.gov/)
Lihir volcano forms the small Lihir Island, the largest of a group of island north of New Ireland (Papua New Guinea). It is the largest of the volcanic chain east of New Ireland. Lihir is composed of 5 overlapping basaltic stratovolcanoes, including Luise, Kinami, and Huniho. 4 y... [more]

Tabar

(Stratovolcano 607 m / 1991 ft)
[more]

Tanga

(stratovolcano / caldera 472 m / 1,549 ft)
Tanga volcano is a mostly submerged stratovolcano and caldera forming the Tanga islands, located 44 km from New Ireland.
The islands belonging to the caldera rim consist of Lif (283 m high), Tefa (155 m), southern Malendok (472 m). The smaller islands Bitlit and Bitbok are ... [more]
Try our free app!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Android | iOS version

More on VolcanoDiscovery

Why is there advertising on this site?
Support us - Help us upgrade our services!
We truly love working to bring you the latest volcano and earthquake data from around the world. Maintaining our website and our free apps does require, however, considerable time and resources.
We need financing to increase hard- and software capacity as well as support our editor team. We're aiming to achieve uninterrupted service wherever an earthquake or volcano eruption unfolds, and your donations can make it happen! Every donation will be highly appreciated. If you find the information useful and would like to support our team in integrating further features, write great content, and in upgrading our soft- and hardware, please make a donation (PayPal or Online credit card payment).

Planned features:
  • Weather reports
  • Tsunami alerts
  • Design upgrades
  • Faster responsiveness
Thanks to your past donations, these features have been added recently:
  • Earthquake archive from 1900 onwards
  • Additional seismic data sources
  • Improved content in English
Download and Upgrade the Volcanoes & Earthquakes app to get one of the fastest seismic and volcano alerts online:
Android | IOS
Thank you!
Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: 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.