Mount Gharat

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Mount Gharat (Mount Garet)
Mount Gharat and Lake Letas.jpg
Mount Gharat and Lake Letas.
Highest point
Elevation 797 m (2,615 ft)
Prominence 797 m (2,615 ft)
Coordinates 14°16′S 167°30′E / 14.267°S 167.500°E / -14.267; 167.500Coordinates: 14°16′S 167°30′E / 14.267°S 167.500°E / -14.267; 167.500
Geography
Location Gaua, Banks Islands, Vanuatu
Geology
Mountain type Stratovolcano
Last eruption 2011

Mount Gharat or Mount Garet (797 m) is the highest peak on the volcanic island of Gaua of the Banks Islands in northern Vanuatu. The peak is located at the centre of the island, is volcanically active and is surrounded by Lake Letas on all sides except southwest.

Mount Gharat on Gaua island
Mt Garet, in the middle of Gaua island
Mt Garet, in the middle of Gaua island 
Eruption of Mt Garet in Sept 2010
Eruption of Mt Garet in Sept 2010. 
2013 satellite picture of Mt Garet during eruption
2013 satellite picture of Mt Garet during eruption 

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