Umboi, Ritter Island, Sakar--Papua New Guinea


Location of volcanoes at Umboi Island and the western end of New Britain.
From Fisher (1957). Langila belongs to New Britain.


Volcanoes of the eastern part of the western arc, south Bismarck Sea.
From Ball and Johnson (1976).


Umboi, Papua New Guinea

Location: 5.6S, 147.9E
Elevation: 1,548 m


Ritter Island, Papua New Guinea

Location: 5.5S, 148.1E
Elevation: 140 m


Sakar, Papua New Guinea

Location: 5.4S, 148.1E
Elevation: 992 m




Sources of Information:

Ball, E.E., and Johnson, R.W., 1976, Volcanic history of Long Island, Papua New Guinea, in Johnson, R.W., ed., 1976, Volcanism in Australia: Amsterdam, Elsevier, p. 133-147.

Fisher, N.H., 1957, Part V, Melanesia: Catalogue of the active volcanoes of the world, International Association of Volcanology, Rome, Italy, 105 p.

Francis, P., 1994, Volcanoes a planetary perspective: Oxford University Press, New York, 443 p.

Johnson, R.W., ed., 1976, Volcanism in Australia: Amsterdam, Elsevier, 405 p.

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



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