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Mount Baker-Living with an Active Volcano
This fact sheet discusses the volcanic hazards associated with Washington's Mount Baker. Topics include hazards characteristic of the volcano (lava flows, pyroclastic flows and ash, and lahars), a history of volcanic activity at the mountain, and efforts to monitor and predict future activity.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - scientific
    • Map
    • Photograph
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
  • Natural hazards
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Information presented on this website is considered public information and may be distributed or copied. Use of appropriate byline/photo/image credit is requested.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-000-224
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: United States Geological Survey (USGS)
David A. Johnston Cascades Volcano Observatory