Mount Balbi is the light-colored area at the center of the image.
|Elevation||2,715 m (8,907 ft)|
|Prominence||2,715 m (8,907 ft)|
|Location||Bougainville, Papua New Guinea|
|Age of rock||Appr. 10 to 12 000 years ago|
|Last eruption||Not in historic time|
Mount Balbi is a Holocene stratovolcano located in the northern portion of the island of Bougainville, Papua New Guinea. It is the highest point of the island. There are five volcanic craters along a ridge north of the summit, one of which contains a crater lake. There are numerous fumaroles near the craters, though Balbi has not erupted in historic time.
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