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