Arrived at Tanna around 2.00 checked into our accomodation and then took the two hour drive to Mount Yasur. This style of activity may have continued for the past 800 years. Yasur volcano and crater glow 2010 . Yasur, the best-known and most frequently visited of the Vanuatu volcanoes, has been in more-or-less continuous strombolian and vulcanian activity since Captain Cook observed ash eruptions in 1774. Yasur eruption . 2. Yasur is 245 miles (390 km) south-southeast of Ambrym.
Mount Yasur is an active volcano on Tanna Island, Vanuatu with a height of 361 meters (1,184 feet) above sea level. Yasur volcano, Vanuatu 2009. Eruptions tend to be Strombolian, tossing out bombs, or mild Vulcanian explosions. Atlas & Boots Mount Yasur volcano can be seen from all over the island. Yasur volcano December 2010. John Seach has been leading tours to Yasur since 1998, and has been to the crater at Yasur volcano on more than 200 times. It lies on a subduction zone at the boundary of the Indo-Australia and Pacific tectonic plates. Yasur has caused damage and been associated with a tsunami. Yasur, the best-known and most frequently visited of the Vanuatu volcanoes, has been in more-or-less continuous Strombolian and Vulcanian activity since Captain Cook observed ash eruptions in 1774. Volcanic bomb narrowly misses tourists at Yasur volcano . Fern covered in ash from 2013 eruption of Yasur volcano . 1. Volcano eruption with lava bombs and lightning - HIGHLIGHTS VERSION in HD - Yasur volcano eruption with lava bombs and lightning. Located at the SE tip of Tanna Island, this mostly unvegetated pyroclastic cone has a nearly circular, 400-m-wide summit crater. Mount Yasur is a 361m high stratovolcano with a nearly circular, 400-m-wide summit crater. This style of activity may have continued for the past 800 years. Mount Yasur is one of the most easily accessible live volcano in the world. Yasur eruption December 2010. It still is however very active - emitting permanently molten volcanic bombs. Yasur volcano is located on Tanna Island in southern Vanuatu. Yasur from Sulphur Bay. Yasur, located at the SE tip of Tanna Island, is a mostly unvegetated 361-m-high pyroclastic cone with a nearly circular, 400-m-wide summit crater.
There have been at least three deaths at Yasur in recent years. Dangerous place to watch Yasur volcano - see below for what happens next!
Arrived at Tanna around 2.00 checked into our accomodation and then took the two hour drive to Mount Yasur. Mount Yasur is a volcano on Tanna Island, Vanuatu, 361 m (1,184 ft) high above sea level, on the coast near Sulphur Bay, northeast of the taller Mount Tukosmera, which was active in the Pleistocene.It has a largely unvegetated pyroclastic cone with a nearly circular summit crater 400 m in diameter. Powered by www.VolcanoDiscovery.com The imposing volcano dominates the skyline and can be seen from almost everywhere on Tanna. Ash clouds have reached elevations of 6,500 feet (2,000 m). Our team camped approximately 300 ft (100 m) from the summit for five days, collecting lava samples from previous eruptions.
Interactive online tool to view volcano webcams and live seismic recordings side-by-side online. The photo above shows a recent eruption of Mount Yasur in Vanuatu, as observed during my last expedition there in November of 2013.