Bam

Volcano number:251010
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 Bam was a VEI 2 in April 1960. Other eruptions occurred in the 1940’s and 50’s and possibly throughout the late 19th century. No geodetic data is available for Bam.

Reference:Smithsonian Institution Global Volcanism Program
http://www.volcano.si.edu/volcano.cfm?vn=251010
Location:144.818, -3.613

The island of Bam is the peak of a larger submerged volcano.  The summit crater is the origin of the most recent eruptions here. Photo by Wally Johnson, 1970 (Australia Bureau of Mineral Resources).