|Region:||Melanesia and Australia|
|Country:||Papua New Guinea|
|Measurement method(s):||No measurements|
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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 |
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).