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Yasur volcano
stratovolcano 361 m (1,184 ft)
Tanna Island, Vanuatu, -19.53°S / 169.44°E
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
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ongoing since at least AD 1774 (but likely many centuries before)
Typical eruption style:
persistent strombolian activity
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Yasur volcano tours
Volcanoes and Cultures - Adventures in the South Sea (15-day volcano and photo expedition to Ambrym and Yasur volcanoes, Vanuatu)
Dream Come True - World Volcano Tour (4-week round-the-world trip to Hawaii - Vanuatu - New Zealand - Indonesia)
Adventure Volcano - Yasur Volcano Travel (expedition to Yasur volcano, Tanna Island, Vanuatu)

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The best place to stay on Tanna is the White Grass Ocean Resort, who also organize one-day trips to Yasur volcano. If you prefer to stay near the volcano itself, there are many cozy bungalows and home stays in the area.
We personally prefer Kelson's Jungle Oasis which is probably closest to the volcano and has a direct view of the volcano (if you are lucky to get the spectacular tree house), but there are many other good choices as well: Booking.com
 

Yasur volcano news

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Thu, 10 Jun 2010, 09:27
The activity of Yasur has decreased again to normal, but still elevated levels. Bombs are still occasionally falling on the rim and outside, but the frequency and intensity of the explosions is now lower than during late May, when its alert level was raised to 3. Geohazards now lowered the alert to 2.
Tue, 1 Jun 2010, 06:27
Yasur's strong activity is sending ash clouds to up to 1.8 km elevation and causing problems with ash fall in surrounding villages. Read more... read all
Fri, 28 May 2010, 15:48
Yasur's activity has continued to be very violent, with explosions that often throw bombs onto the visitor's rim and as far as the parking lot. This caused the Department of Geology, Mines and Water Resources from Port Vila to raise the alert level to 3 (out of 4) on 27 May.
Wed, 12 May 2010, 07:16
Yasur volcano's activity continues to be dangerously strong. Explosions frequently throw bombs outside the crater onto the rim, the outer flanks and even as far as the ash plane and the parking lot. Alert level remains at 2, as the Department of Geology, Mines and Water Resources from Port Vila stresses in their latest bulletin about Yasur.
Thu, 18 Mar 2010, 06:46
Since January 2010, the activity of Yasur volcano has been increasing and the activity level has been raised from 1 to 2. Explosions are frequently throwing bombs onto the visitors' path on rim of the crater, making visits to the volcano very dangerous.
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