Data from the Global Volcanism Program of the Smithsonian Institution
Details for: Bam
The small 2.4 x 1.6 km island of Bam, seen here from the S, is the summit of a mostly submerged volcano that is one of the more active in Papua New Guinea. A 300-m-wide and 180-m-deep summit crater is source of recent eruptions, which have resulted in the sparsely-vegetated area. A younger cone (center) formed inside a SE-facing landslide scarp. Eruptions recorded since 1872 involved small-to-moderate explosive activity from the summit crater. Photo by Wally Johnson, 1970 (Australia Bureau of Mineral Resources).
Volcano Number:251010
Volcano Name:Bam
Country:Papua New Guinea
Volcano Type:Stratovolcano
Last Eruption:1960 CE
Elevation:685m
Tectonic Setting:Subduction zone / Continental crust (> 25 km)
Pop. within 5km:192
Pop. within 10km:192
Pop. within 30km:462
Pop. within 100km:103203
Latitude:-3.613
Longitude:144.818



Eruption Data from the Global Volcanism Program of the Smithsonian Institution
Volcano Number Volcano Name Eruption Number Activity Type Explosivity Index Max Explosivity Index Modifier Activity Area Activity Unit Start Evidence Method Start Date End Date
251010 Bam 14867 Confirmed Eruption 3 Historical Observations 1872
251010 Bam 14868 Confirmed Eruption 2 Historical Observations 1874/5/20
251010 Bam 14869 Confirmed Eruption 3 Historical Observations 1877/11/13
251010 Bam 14870 Uncertain Eruption 1883
251010 Bam 14872 Uncertain Eruption 1885/5/20
251010 Bam 14873 Uncertain Eruption 1888
251010 Bam 14874 Uncertain Eruption 1897 1898
251010 Bam 14875 Confirmed Eruption 2 Historical Observations 1907
251010 Bam 14876 Confirmed Eruption 2 Historical Observations 1908/7/12
251010 Bam 14877 Confirmed Eruption 2 Historical Observations 1909/4/19 1909/9/13
251010 Bam 14878 Confirmed Eruption Historical Observations 1913
251010 Bam 14879 Confirmed Eruption Historical Observations 1918/9/18
251010 Bam 14880 Confirmed Eruption 2 Historical Observations 1924
251010 Bam 14881 Uncertain Eruption 1936 1939
251010 Bam 14883 Confirmed Eruption 2 Historical Observations 1944
251010 Bam 14885 Confirmed Eruption 2 Historical Observations 1947/3/13
251010 Bam 14886 Confirmed Eruption 2 Historical Observations 1954/8/3 1957/1/2
251010 Bam 14887 Confirmed Eruption 1 Historical Observations 1957/10/26 1957/10/26
251010 Bam 14888 Confirmed Eruption 2 Historical Observations 1958/3/11 1958/4/19
251010 Bam 14889 Confirmed Eruption 2 Historical Observations 1958/9/5 1958/9/10
251010 Bam 14890 Confirmed Eruption 2 Historical Observations 1959/4/2 1959/10/31
251010 Bam 14891 Confirmed Eruption 2 Historical Observations 1960/4/28 1960/7/6
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