Narage Volcano | John Seach


Witu Islands, West New Britain Province,
Papua New Guinea

4.55 S, 149.125 E
summit elevation 307 m

Narage Volcano is located 32km WNW of Garove Island, offshore New Britain. Current activity consists of hot springs and geysers. In 1863 there was a 45m high geyser observed from a sandbank 8km offshore. The fumaroles have been used by residents of the area for cooking food. Similar practices also occurred at Walo geothermal area in West New Britain.

Further reading
Johnson, R.W. and Arculus, R.J., 1978. Volcanic rocks of the Witu Islands, Papua New Guinea: The origin of magmas above the deepest part of the New Britain Benioff zone. Bulletin Volcanologique41(4), pp.609-655.

Narage Volcano Eruptions

Currently only geothermal activity.