Baluan

Volcano number:250020
Region:Melanesia and Australia
Country:Baluan
Geodetic measurements?No
Deformation observation?
Measurement method(s):No measurements
Duration of observation:
Inferred cause of deformation:
Characteristics of deformation:

Baluan is a small circular volcanic island. The activity here is of unknown but probably Pleistocene age. In contrast to it’s neighbours most products here are basaltic. No geodetic data are reported for Baluan.

Reference:Smithsonian Institution Global Volcanism Program
http://www.volcano.si.edu/volcano.cfm?vn=250020
Location:147.28, -2.57

Baluan island is ~5.5 km wide. North is up in this image. The islands visible to the north-east of this image are the Pam islands. NASA Landsat7 image (worldwind.arc.nasa.gov)