Balbi

Volcano number:255010
Region:Melanesia and Australia
Country:Papua New Guinea
Geodetic measurements?No
Deformation observation?
Measurement method(s):No measurements
Duration of observation:
Inferred cause of deformation:
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The most recent eruption at Balbi is unknown, but fumeroles and boiling mud can sometimes be seen at the volcano. No geodetic studies have been published on Balbi.

Reference:Smithsonian Institution Global Volcanism Program
http://www.volcano.si.edu/volcano.cfm?vn=255010
Location:154.98, -5.92

Balbi is the highest point on Bougainville Island. The summit is a collection of cones and lava cones. Crater C can be is shown here in the centre of the image as seen from the east, steam from a fumarole field on the western flank of Crater B can also be seen to the left. Photo by Wally Johnson, 1987 (Australia Bureau of Mineral Resources).