Bam, Papua New Guinea

Location: 3.6S 144.85 E
Elevation: 2,247 feet (685 m)
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 (VEI=1-2) in size. Photo courtesy of Jack Lockwood, U.S. Geological Survey.



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