Bamus, Ulawun, and Lolobau
--New Britain--

Page Last Updated: 2 February 2001


Space Shuttle photo SL3-0121-2400 looking west along central and east New Britain. New Ireland is in the bottom right.


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



Bamus, New Britain

Location: 5.2S, 151.2E
Elevation: 2248 m



Ulawun, New Britain

Location: 5.04S, 151.34E
Elevation: 2,334 m



Lolobau, New Britain

Location: 4.9S, 151.2E
Elevation: 858 m


Space Shuttle photo STS048-0103-0047 looking west along central and east New Britain.



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.



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