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Bam

Latitude (dd): 
-3.60
Longitude (dd): 
144.85
Elevation (m): 
685
Country: 
Papua New Guinea
Type: 
Stratovolcano

 

 

Bam is a stratovolcano a few miles (km) northeast of Papua New Guinea. It has erupted at least 16 times since about 1872, most recently in 1960. Eruptions are explosive and small in size.

Photo courtesy of Jack Lockwood, U.S. Geological Survey.