Gemini Seamount,
New Hebrides Island Arc,
Vanuatu Islands

Update 001

Date:         Tue, 20 Feb 1996 08:43:33 MST
From:  Brad Scott
Subject:      New submarine eruption
New Submarine Eruption:

The Royal New Zealand Airforce has received notification of a submarime volcano in eruption to the south east of Vanuatu. The location is given as 20 58.8'S 170 17.1'E, which is about half way between Yasur (Tanna Is.) and Matthew Island. No volcano is listed for this area in the catalog. The first reported activity is dated 19 February. No further information is available at this time.

Brad Scott
Mgr Volcano Surveillance
Institute of Geological & Nuclear Sciences
New Zealand