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Itounga Destination Guide

Explore Itounga in Vanuatu

Itounga in the region of Tafea is a place in Vanuatu - some 137 mi or ( 220 km ) South-East of Port Vila , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Itounga

Time in Itounga is now 02:04 PM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Pacific/Efate " with a UTC offset of 11 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Yimnakayip, Yetap, Yerou, Yarouareung, and Port Vila. Since you are here already, consider visiting Yimnakayip . We saw some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Itounga ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Mt. Yasur Volcano erupting at night, big bang at 30 secs

0:37 min by B1OD
Views: 3430 Rating: 4.00

Mt. Yasur volcano erupting at night It is on Tanna island, Vanuatu One of only a handful of volcanoes that you can get this close to as it erupts. ..

Vanuatu 2011 - part 4 - Tanna island - Whitegrass Resort and custom village

6:34 min by jpp320
Views: 2940 Rating: 5.00

Whitegrass resort is a small paradise. Excursion to custom village shows the lifestyle of remote people. ..


Vanuatské kresby do písku 2/2 | Ambrym magic sand drawings 2/2

2:15 min by Dominik Maximilián Ramík
Views: 2304 Rating: 5.00

Ambrymské kouzelné kresby do písku jedním tahem | Ambrym magic sand drawings | Dessins magiques de Ambrym dans le sable ..

Vanuatské kresby do písku 1/2 | Ambrym magic sand drawings 1/2

1:24 min by Dominik Maximilián Ramík
Views: 1573 Rating: 5.00

Ambrymské kouzelné kresby do písku jedním tahem | Ambrym magic sand drawings | Dessins magiques de Ambrym dans le sable ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Mount Tukosmera

Mount Tukosmera is the tallest mountain on Tanna, Vanuatu. It is located in the northwest of the island. It was a volcano in the Pleistocene, but is no longer active, unlike Mount Yasur. The mountain has special religious significance for the adherents of the John Frum movement, as a place from which gods come.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -19.45 169.27 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Mountains of Vanuatu, Pleistocene volcanoes, Volcanoes of Vanuatu

Tanna (island)

Tanna (sometimes spelled Tana) is an island of Vanuatu. It is 40 km (25 mi) long and 19 km (12 mi) wide, with a total area of 550 km² (212 sq mi). Its highest point is the 1,084 m (3,556 ft) summit of Mount Tukosmera in the south of the island. In the east, northeast of the peak, close to the coast, is where Siwi Lake was located until mid April 2000 when, following unusually heavy rain, the lake burst down the valley into Sulphur Bay, destroying the village with no loss of life.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -19.50 169.33 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Islands of Vanuatu, States and territories established in 1974, States and territories established in 1980, Tafea Province

Mount Yasur

Mount Yasur is an active volcano on Tanna Island, Vanuatu (lat/long 19.52 S, 169.43 E) with a height of 361 m above sea level, located on the coast near Sulphur Bay. It lies to the southeast of the taller Mount Tukosmera, which was active in the Pleistocene. It has a largely unvegetated pyroclastic cone with a nearly circular summit crater 400 m in diameter. It is a stratovolcano, caused by the eastward-moving Indo-Australian Plate being subducted under the westward-moving Pacific Plate.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -19.53 169.45 (Lat./Long.); Less than 23 km away
Tags: Active volcanoes, Mountains of Vanuatu, Stratovolcanoes, Volcanoes of Vanuatu

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