OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

Loloru

Latitude (dd): 
-6.52
Longitude (dd): 
155.62
Elevation (m): 
1887
Country: 
Papua New Guinea
State (Province, etc): 
Bougainville Island
Type: 
Stratovolcano

     

    Loloru is a pyroclastic shield with six eruptions in the Holocene, the most recent only 1,050 years ago. All of the eruptions were explosive and four generated pyroclastic flows.  

    Location of major volcanoes on Bougainville Island. From Bultitude (1976).

     

     


Sources of Information:

 

Bultitude, R.J., 1976, Eruptive history of Bagana volcano, Papua New Guinea, between 1882 and 1975, in Johnson, R.W., ed., 1976, Volcanism in Australia: Amsterdam, Elsevier, p. 317-336.

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