ⓘ Bagana


ⓘ Bagana

Bagana is an active volcano located in the centre of the island of Bougainville, Papua New Guinea, the largest island of the Solomon group. It is the most active volcano in the country, occupying a remote portion of central Bougainville Island. It is one of Melanesias youngest and most active volcanoes.

Bagana is a massive symmetrical, roughly 1750-m-high lava cone largely constructed by an accumulation of viscous andesitic lava flows. The entire lava cone could have been constructed in about 300 years at its present rate of lava production. Eruptive activity at Bagana is frequent and is characterized by non-explosive effusion of viscous lava that maintains a small lava dome in the summit crater, although explosive activity occasionally producing pyroclastic flows also occurs. Lava flows form dramatic, freshly preserved tongue-shaped lobes up to 50-m-thick with prominent levees that descend the volcanos flanks on all sides.

Just north-east of Bagana is the volcano crater lake Billy Mitchell. Bagana is one of 17 post-Miocene stratovolcanoes on Bougainville. U.S. General Floyd L. Parks flew over the Solomon Islands on 27 October 1948 and witnessed the eruption of Bagana. His photographs of Bagana erupting were published in Life magazine.

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  • eruption meters feet Coordinates Bagana 1750 5741 6 08 24 S 155 11 42 E 6.140 S 155.195 E - 6.140 155.195 Bagana 2006 Balbi 2715 8907 5 55 S 154 59 E
  • 4 Hekla 1947 4 Ambrym 1950 4 Mount Lamington 1951 2, 942 4 Kelud 1951 4 Bagana 1952 4 Mount Spurr 1953 4 Carran - Los Venados 1955 5 Bezymianny 1955 - 1957
  • metal early Years active 1999 present Labels Nuclear Blast Shark Gencross Bagana Website tasterschoice7 Members Daniele Nelli Luke Pezzini

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