Volcano Erupts in Papua New Guinea, Diverting Flights

Hoping to visit this country one day, before it’s completely spoiled by others.


A volcanic eruption in Papua New Guinea on Friday sent smoke and ash spewing high over the South Pacific island nation, leading some aircraft to alter their flight paths.

Mount Tavurvur on East New Britain Island erupted hours before dawn, a bulletin from the Rabaul Volcanological Observatory said. There have been no reports of injuries…

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  1. philosophermouseofthehedge · September 1, 2014

    There’s a couple of volcanos busy right now? Wouldn’t want to fly near one or get too close to gassy fumes, but would like to see one that’s alive. (The ancient cones are pretty cool to visit, too)


    • Spinster · September 1, 2014

      Me too.


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