Tore (volcano)

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Tore
MtBalbiToreNASA.jpg
The Tore massif lies to the left of the light-colored area at the center of the image, Mount Balbi.
Elevation 2,200+ metres (7,218 feet)
Location
Location Bougainville, Papua New Guinea
Range Emperor Range
Coordinates 5°50′S 154°56′E / 5.83°S 154.93°E / -5.83; 154.93
Geology
Type Caldera, lava cone
Last eruption Unknown

Tore is a volcano located in the northern part of the island of Bougainville, Papua New Guinea. Violent Pleistocene eruptions produced two ignimbrite fans stretching west to the coast, and a 6 km by 9 km caldera. A post-caldera lava cone on the caldera's southern rim is the source of lava flows. Well-preserved features suggests a recent date for this cone and a nearby ash cone.

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