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  • Papua New Guinea
  • Melanesia and Australia
  • Stratovolcano
  • Unknown - Evidence Credible
  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 5.141°S
  • 150.038°E

  • 1116 m
    3660 ft

  • 252050
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit

  • Volcano

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Bola.

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This compilation of synonyms and subsidiary features may not be comprehensive. Features are organized into four major categories: Cones, Craters, Domes, and Thermal Features. Synonyms of features appear indented below the primary name. In some cases additional feature type, elevation, or location details are provided.

Eruptive History

The Global Volcanism Program is not aware of any Holocene eruptions from Bola. If this volcano has had large eruptions (VEI >= 4) prior to 10,000 years ago, information might be found on the Bola page in the LaMEVE (Large Magnitude Explosive Volcanic Eruptions) database, a part of the Volcano Global Risk Identification and Analysis Project (VOGRIPA).

Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Bola.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Bola.

Photo Gallery

Conical Bola volcano (also known as Wangore) rises to the NW across Stetin Bay. The symmetrical stratovolcano is located immediately SW of Dakatau caldera and forms the 1155 m high point of the Willaumez Peninsula in central New Britain. The forested cone has a well-preserved, 400-m-wide crater. No historical eruptions have been documented from Bola, but its youthful morphology suggests very recent activity.

Photo by Elliot Endo, 2002 (U.S. Geological Survey).
See title for photo information.
Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

There are no samples for Bola in the Smithsonian's NMNH Department of Mineral Sciences Rock and Ore collection.

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