List of volcanoes in Papua New Guinea

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This is a list of active and extinct volcanoes in Papua New Guinea.

New Guinea[edit]

Name Elevation Location Last eruption
meters feet Coordinates
Crater Mountain 3233 10,607 6°35′S 145°05′E / 6.58°S 145.08°E / -6.58; 145.08 (Crater Mountain) -
Doma Peaks 3568 11,706 5°54′S 143°09′E / 5.90°S 143.15°E / -5.90; 143.15 (Doma Peaks) -
Mount Giluwe 4368 14331 6°3′S 143°53′E / 6.050°S 143.883°E / -6.050; 143.883 (Mount Giluwe) ~ 220,000 years ago
Mount Hagen 3778 12395 5°45′S 144°02′E / 5.750°S 144.033°E / -5.750; 144.033 (Mount Hagen) ~ 210,000 years ago
Hydrographers Range 1915 6283 9°00′S 148°22′E / 9.00°S 148.37°E / -9.00; 148.37 (Hydrographers Range) -
Koranga 1500 4921 7°19′48″S 146°42′29″E / 7.33°S 146.708°E / -7.33; 146.708 (Koranga) -
Lamington 1680 5512 8°57′S 148°09′E / 8.95°S 148.15°E / -8.95; 148.15 (Lamington) 1956
Madilogo 850 2789 9°12′S 147°34′E / 9.20°S 147.57°E / -9.20; 147.57 (Madilogo) -
Managlase Plateau 1342 4403 9°05′S 146°20′E / 9.08°S 146.33°E / -9.08; 146.33 (Managlase Plateau) -
Musa River 808 2651 9°18′29″S 148°07′48″E / 9.308°S 148.13°E / -9.308; 148.13 (Musa River) -
Sessagara 370 1214 9°29′S 149°08′E / 9.48°S 149.13°E / -9.48; 149.13 (Sessagara) -
Victory 1925 6316 9°12′S 149°04′E / 9.20°S 149.07°E / -9.20; 149.07 (Victory) 1935
Waiowa 640 2100 9°34′12″S 149°04′30″E / 9.57°S 149.075°E / -9.57; 149.075 (Waiowa) 1944
Yelia 3384 11,102 7°03′00″S 145°51′29″E / 7.05°S 145.858°E / -7.05; 145.858 (Yelia) -

Admiralty Islands[edit]

Name Elevation Location Last eruption
meters feet Coordinates
Baluan 254 833 2°34′S 147°17′E / 2.57°S 147.28°E / -2.57; 147.28 (Baluan) Holocene
St. Andrew Strait 270 886 2°23′S 147°21′E / 2.38°S 147.35°E / -2.38; 147.35 (St. Andrew Strait) 1957
Unnamed -1300 -4265 3°02′S 147°47′E / 3.03°S 147.78°E / -3.03; 147.78 (unnamed) 1972

Bougainville[edit]

Name Elevation Location Last eruption
meters feet Coordinates
Bagana 1750 5741 6°08′24″S 155°11′42″E / 6.140°S 155.195°E / -6.140; 155.195 (Bagana) 2006
Balbi 2715 8907 5°55′S 154°59′E / 5.92°S 154.98°E / -5.92; 154.98 (Balbi) Holocene
Billy Mitchell 1544 5066 6°05′31″S 155°13′30″E / 6.092°S 155.225°E / -6.092; 155.225 (Billy Mitchell) 1580
Loloru 1887 6191 6°31′S 155°37′E / 6.52°S 155.62°E / -6.52; 155.62 (Loloru) 1050 BC
Takuan Group 2210 7251 6°26′31″S 155°36′29″E / 6.442°S 155.608°E / -6.442; 155.608 (Takuan Group) Holocene
Tore 2200 7218 5°50′S 154°56′E / 5.83°S 154.93°E / -5.83; 154.93 (Tore) Holocene

D'Entrecasteaux Islands[edit]

Name Elevation Location Last eruption
meters feet Coordinates
Dawson Strait Group 500 1640 9°37′S 150°53′E / 9.62°S 150.88°E / -9.62; 150.88 (Dawson Strait Group) 1350
Goodenough 220 722 9°29′S 150°21′E / 9.48°S 150.35°E / -9.48; 150.35 (Goodenough) Holocene
Iamalele 200 656 9°31′S 150°32′E / 9.52°S 150.53°E / -9.52; 150.53 (Iamalele) Holocene

New Britain[edit]

Name Elevation Location Last eruption
meters feet Coordinates
Bamus 2248 7375 5°12′S 151°14′E / 5.20°S 151.23°E / -5.20; 151.23 (Bamus) 1886
Bola 1155 3789 5°09′S 150°02′E / 5.15°S 150.03°E / -5.15; 150.03 (Bola) Holocene
Dakataua 400 1312 5°03′22″S 150°06′29″E / 5.056°S 150.108°E / -5.056; 150.108 (Dakataua) 1895
Garove 368 1207 4°41′31″S 149°30′00″E / 4.692°S 149.50°E / -4.692; 149.50 (Garove) Holocene
Garbuna Group 564 1850 5°27′S 150°02′E / 5.45°S 150.03°E / -5.45; 150.03 (Garbuna Group) 2005
Garua Harbour 565 1854 5°18′S 150°04′E / 5.30°S 150.07°E / -5.30; 150.07 (Garua Harbour) -
Hargy 1148 3766 5°20′S 151°03′E / 5.33°S 151.05°E / -5.33; 151.05 (Hargy) 950
Langila 1330 4363 5°31′30″S 148°25′12″E / 5.525°S 148.42°E / -5.525; 148.42 (Langila) 2006
Lolo 805 2641 5°28′05″S 150°30′25″E / 5.468°S 150.507°E / -5.468; 150.507 (Lolo) -
Lolobau 858 2815 4°55′12″S 151°09′29″E / 4.92°S 151.158°E / -4.92; 151.158 (Lolobau) 1912
Mundua 179 587 4°38′S 149°21′E / 4.63°S 149.35°E / -4.63; 149.35 (Mundua) Holocene
Narage 307 1007 4°33′00″S 149°07′30″E / 4.55°S 149.125°E / -4.55; 149.125 (Narage) Pleistocene
Pago 742 2434 5°35′S 150°31′E / 5.58°S 150.52°E / -5.58; 150.52 (Pago) 2003
Rabaul 688 2257 4°16′16″S 152°12′11″E / 4.271°S 152.203°E / -4.271; 152.203 (Rabaul) 2006
Sulu Range 610 2001 5°30′00″S 150°56′31″E / 5.50°S 150.942°E / -5.50; 150.942 (Sulu Range) -
Tavui 200 656 4°07′S 152°12′E / 4.12°S 152.20°E / -4.12; 152.20 (Tavui) 5150 BC
Ulawun 2334 7657 5°03′S 151°20′E / 5.05°S 151.33°E / -5.05; 151.33 (Ulawun) 2005
Unnamed - - 4°45′S 150°51′E / 4.75°S 150.85°E / -4.75; 150.85 (unnamed) -
Unnamed - - 5°12′S 148°34′E / 5.20°S 148.57°E / -5.20; 148.57 (unnamed) -

New Ireland[edit]

Name Elevation Location Last eruption
meters feet Coordinates
Ambitle 450 1476 4°05′S 153°39′E / 4.08°S 153.65°E / -4.08; 153.65 (Ambitle) 350 BC
Lihir 700 2297 3°07′30″S 152°38′31″E / 3.125°S 152.642°E / -3.125; 152.642 (Lihir) Holocene

Offshore islands[edit]

Name Elevation Location Last eruption
meters feet Coordinates
Bam 685 2247 3°36′47″S 144°49′05″E / 3.613°S 144.818°E / -3.613; 144.818 (Bam) 1960
Blup Blup 402 1319 3°30′25″S 144°36′18″E / 3.507°S 144.605°E / -3.507; 144.605 (Blup Blup) -
Boisa 240 787 3°59′38″S 144°57′47″E / 3.994°S 144.963°E / -3.994; 144.963 (Boisa) -
Kadovar 365 1197 3°37′48″S 144°37′52″E / 3.630°S 144.631°E / -3.630; 144.631 (Kadovar) -
Karkar 1839 6033 4°38′56″S 145°57′50″E / 4.649°S 145.964°E / -4.649; 145.964 (Karkar) 1979
Long Island 1280 4199 5°21′29″S 147°07′12″E / 5.358°S 147.12°E / -5.358; 147.12 (Long Island) 1993
Manam 1807 5928 4°04′48″S 145°02′13″E / 4.080°S 145.037°E / -4.080; 145.037 (Manam) 2006
New Hanover Island 900 3000 2°30′S 150°15′E / 2.5°S 150.25°E / -2.5; 150.25 (New Hanover Island) -
Ritter Island 140 459 5°31′12″S 148°07′16″E / 5.52°S 148.121°E / -5.52; 148.121 (Ritter Island) 1974
Sakar 992 3255 5°24′50″S 148°05′38″E / 5.414°S 148.094°E / -5.414; 148.094 (Sakar) -
Umboi 1584 5079 5°35′20″S 147°52′30″E / 5.589°S 147.875°E / -5.589; 147.875 (Umboi) Holocene
Yomba - - 4°54′S 146°45′E / 4.90°S 146.75°E / -4.90; 146.75 (Yomba) -
Unnamed -2000 -6562 4°18′40″S 146°15′22″E / 4.311°S 146.256°E / -4.311; 146.256 (unnamed) -

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