Tanga Islands

Tanga Islands

Infobox Mountain
Name= Ritter Island
Elevation= Convert|472|m|ft|0|abbr=on
Location=Papua New Guinea
Prominence = Convert|472|m|ft|0|abbr=on
Coordinates = coord|3|30|S|153|13|E|region:PG_type:isle

Type=Stratovolcano with caldera
Last eruption= Pleistocene
First ascent=
Easiest route=

The Tanga Islands are an island group in Papua New Guinea, located northeast of New Ireland and part of the Bismarck Archipelago. The islands are the remnants of a stratovolcano which collapsed to form a caldera. Lif (283 m), Tefa (155 m), and Malendok (472 m) islands are on the caldera rim, while Bitlik and Bitbok islands are lava domes constructed near the center of the caldera.



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