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09 Dec 1999 description
report World Bank

News Release No. 2000/139/EAP Contact: Melissa Fossberg (202) 473-1967
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19 Sep 1994 description


DHA-GENEVA 94/0354
PAPUA NEW GUINEA - VOLCANIC ERUPTION
DHA-GENEVA INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
19 SEPTEMBER 1994

1. TWO VOLCANIC CONES ON OPPOSITE SHORES OF THE SIX-KILOMETRE-WIDE SEA-FILLED CRATER OF RABAUL VOLCANO IN EASTERN NEW BRITAIN BEGAN TO ERUPT ON THE MORNING OF 19 SEPTEMBER (LOCAL TIME). STRONG EXPLOSIONS HAVE SPREAD FUMES AND ASH OVER SURROUNDING AREAS INCLUDING THE WATERFRONT PROVINCIAL CAPITAL OF RABAUL AT THE HEAD OF THE BAY.