1951 eruption of Mount Lamington, Papua.
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Published by A. J. Arthur, Commonwealth Govt. printer in Canberra .
Written in English

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  • Lamington, Mount (Papua New Guinea)

Subjects:

  • Lamington, Mount (Papua New Guinea)

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Edition Notes

SeriesAustralia. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics. Bulletin, no. 38, Bulletin (Australia. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics),, no. 38.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQE340 .A39 no. 38
The Physical Object
Pagination117 p.
Number of Pages117
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5838269M
LC Control Number61045064
OCLC/WorldCa3582681

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  The catastrophic explosion of Mount Lamington volcano, Papua New Guinea on Janu produced a devastating pyroclastic density current (PDC) that knocked down dense tropical rainforest over an area of km 2 and killed approximately people. We present results of a field reinvestigation of the PDC deposit combined with an analysis of the available photographs Cited by: 1. Book Description: Mount Lamington broke out in violent eruption on 21 January , killing thousands of Orokaiva people, devastating villages and destroying infrastructure. Generations of Orokaiva people had lived on the rich volcanic soils of Mount Lamington, apparently unaware of the deadly volcanic threat that lay dormant beneath them.   Book Review: The eruption of Mount Lamington, Papua. by G.A.M. Taylor. B Dept. of Resources & Energy, Australian Government Printing Service, pp. (2nd Cited by: The blast of ton is similar to blasts of volcanoes Bezymianny (), (), and Montserrat (). Abstract The catastrophic explosion of Mount Lamington volcano, Papua New Guinea on Janu produced a devastating pyroclastic density current (PDC) that knocked down dense tropical rainforest over an area of

  The eruption of Mount Lamington, 21 January Marjorie Kleckham Witnessed and written by Marjorie Surtees Kleckham, wife of the district agricultural officer Fred Kleckham At the time Marjorie and Fred Kleckham were living at the Popondetta Agricultural Station. Mount Lamington broke out in violent eruption on 21 January , killing thousands of Orokaiva people, devastating villages and destroying infrastructure. Generations of Orokaiva people had lived on the rich volcanic soils of Mount Lamington, apparently unaware of the deadly volcanic threat that lay dormant beneath them. Mount Lamington broke out in violent eruption on 21 January , killing thousands of Orokaiva people, devastating villages and destroying infrastructure. Generations of Orokaiva people had lived on the rich volcanic soils of Mount Lamington, apparently unaware of the deadly volcanic threat that lay dormant beneath them. Also unaware were the Europeans who administered the. volcanic crater on Lamington in and recounted, before the eruption, a traditional story that a lake had once existed at the summit but its waters had burst out northwards, devastating several Higaturu villages and causing great loss of life.9 The sugar-loaf peaks of Mount Lamington .

We present the results of a detailed reinvestigation of deposits of the famous eruption of Mount Lamington which was originally studied by T. Taylor (). We found that the climactic phase of the eruption was triggered by a relatively small gravitational collapse of the old intracrater lava dome (debris avalanche V= cub. km; L= km; H/L=). The collapse was followed by. Mount Lamington Eruption – Leave a Comment / Natural / By devastating The world and almost everything in it was not nearly so well documented in the s as it is today and back in January nobody even suspected that Papua New Guinea’s Mount Lamington was a volcano, much less one that was about to erupt.   The eruption of Mount Lamington, 21 January Marjorie Kleckham. by president Septem The one named Mount Lamington had a lake on top of it where the wild ducks used to nest. Sometimes some of the more adventurous men would go up there on a duck shooting expedition, however it was a hard job to get a native to guide you. Get this from a library! The eruption of Mount Lamington, Papua.. [G A M Taylor].