OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

Lolo

Latitude (dd): 
-5.47
Longitude (dd): 
150.51
Elevation (m): 
805
Country: 
Papua New Guinea
State (Province, etc): 
New Britain
Type: 
Stratovolcano

 


Space Shuttle photo STS61A-0487-0012 looking northeast along central-east New Britain.

 


Volcanoes of the eastern arc (New Britain Island) in the south Bismarck Sea. From Johnson (1976).

 

Lolo is stratovolcano. It is probably Holocene in age but no rocks have been dated.

 


Sources of Information:

Johnson, R.W., 1976, Late Cainozoic volcanism and plate tectonics at the southern margin of the Bismarck Sea, Papua New Guinea, in Johnson, R.W., ed., 1976, Volcanism in Australia: Amsterdam, Elsevier, p. 101-116.

Simkin, T., and Siebert, L., 1994, Volcanoes of the World: Geoscience Press, Tucson, Arizona, 349 p.