Sassagara volcano

Updated: Aug 18, 2022 01:37 GMT - Refresh
pyroclastic cones 370 m / 1,214 ft
New Guinea (Papua New Guinea), -9.48°S / 149.13°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)

Sessagara volcano is a small volcanic field in eastern New Guinea. It is ocated 8 km inland from the coastal village of Uiaku near the mouth of the Uiaka River, south of Collingwood Bay.
The lavas of the field are alkalic andesitic. Their precise age is unknown, but 2 of the cones north of the Goropu Mountains have fresh-looking preserved summit craters and erupted probably less than 10,000 years ago. The other cones are probably older.
(Smithsonian / GVP)

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Typical eruption style: strombolian
Sassagara volcano eruptions: unknown, less than 10,000 years ago
Lastest nearby earthquakes: No recent earthquakes



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