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  • Country
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 4.1089°S
  • 152.2134°E

  • 200 m
    656 ft

  • 252150
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit

  • Volcano

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Eruptive History

There is data available for 1 confirmed Holocene eruptive periods.

4946 BCE ± 40 years Confirmed Eruption Max VEI: 5

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode Raluan Ignimbrite
4946 BCE ± 40 years - Unknown Evidence from Isotopic: 14C (calibrated)

List of 5 Events for Episode 1 at Raluan Ignimbrite

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Explosion
   - - - -    - - - - Pyroclastic flow
   - - - -    - - - - Ash extremely violent or catastrophic
   - - - -    - - - - Caldera Explosion
4946 BCE ± 40 years    - - - - VEI (Explosivity Index)
Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Tavui.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Tavui.

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: Rabaul
Publisher: PNG Topographic Survey
Country: PNG
Year: 1986
Series: T601
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:100,000
Map of Rabaul

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
Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

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

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