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Kolombangara

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  • Solomon Islands
  • Melanesia and Australia
  • Stratovolcano
  • Pleistocene
  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 7.97°S
  • 157.08°E

  • 1760 m
    5774 ft

  • 255805
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit
    Elevation

  • Volcano
    Number

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Kolombangara.

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Eruptive History

The Global Volcanism Program is not aware of any Holocene eruptions from Kolombangara. If this volcano has had large eruptions (VEI >= 4) prior to 10,000 years ago, information might be found on the Kolombangara 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 Kolombangara.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Kolombangara.

Photo Gallery

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GVP Map Holdings

The maps shown below have been scanned from the GVP map archives and include the volcano on this page. Clicking on the small images will load the full 300 dpi map. Very small-scale maps (such as world maps) are not included. The maps database originated over 30 years ago, but was only recently updated and connected to our main database. We welcome users to tell us if they see incorrect information or other problems with the maps; please use the Contact GVP link at the bottom of the page to send us email.

Title: Sol-I Region, Topo of the
Publisher: USGS-CCOP/SOPAC S. Pacific Project
Country: Solomon Is
Year: 1983
Map Type: Bathymetric
Scale: 1:1,800,000
Map of Sol-I Region, Topo of the
Title: Sol-I Region, Topo Bet 6 30-10 S, 156-158 30 E
Publisher: USGS-CCOP/SOPAC S. Pacific Project
Country: Solomon Is
Year: 1983
Map Type: Bathymetric
Scale: 1:500,000
Map of Sol-I Region, Topo Bet 6 30-10 S, 156-158 30 E
Title: Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
Publisher: DMA & Defence Department, AIS, Melbourne,Australia
Country: PNG, Solomon Is
Year: 1981
Series: ONC
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
Title: Sol-I to New Hebrides Islands, S Pacific
Publisher: US Naval Oceanographic Office
Country: Solomon Is
Year: 1973
Map Type: Bathymetric
Scale: 1:1,660,000
Map of Sol-I to New Hebrides Islands, S Pacific
Title: New Georgia
Publisher: Directorate of Overseas Surveys
Country: Solomon Is
Year: 1969
Series: x711 (456)
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:50,000
Map of New Georgia
Title: Geol Map of British Solomon Islands
Publisher: DOS
Country: Solomon Is
Year: 1969
Series: Geol
Map Type: Geology
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of Geol Map of British Solomon Islands
Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

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

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