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Ulawun volcano
stratovolcano 2334 m / 7,657 ft
New Britain, Papua New Guinea, -5.05°S / 151.33°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
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Ulawun volcano eruptions:
2010-2011 (ongoing), 2000-08, 1994, 1993, 1989, 1985, 1984-85, 1984, 1983-84, 1980, 1978, 1973, 1970, 1967, 1963, 1960-62, 1958, 1951?, 1941, 1937?, 1927, 1919, 1918, 1915, 1898, 1878, 1700
Typical eruption style:
explosive, effusive lava dome growth
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Satellite image of Ulawun volcano (c)Google
Satellite image of Ulawun volcano (c)Google
 

Ulawun volcano news

Ulawun volcano (New Britain, Papua New Guinea) activity update

Wednesday Jan 02, 2013 10:26 AM | BY: T

A SO2 plume was visible from Ulawun on 31 Dec.
Previous news

Wednesday, Jan 02, 2013
A SO2 plume was visible from Ulawun on 31 Dec. [more]
Thursday, Dec 20, 2012
RVO reported that dense gray-brown ash plumes that began rising from Ulawun on 6 November ceased on 11 December. During 12-16 December variable amounts of white vapor plumes rose from the crater. [more]
Wednesday, Dec 05, 2012
RVO reported that starting on 6 November through 30 November Ulawun produced pale grey and brown ash plumes that rose 200 m and drifted in multiple directions. ... [more]
Wednesday, Jun 06, 2012
RVO reported that during 1-6 and 10-26 May white plumes rose above Ulawun's summit crater, and during 7-9 and 27-31 May gray-brown ash plumes rose from the crater. [more]
Wednesday, Mar 01, 2006

Another notorious volcano in New Britain, Ulawun, had a (small) eruption on March 1st. Pilots reported ash to about 2 km above sea level.

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