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Historically Active Volcanoes in Alaska - A Quick Reference
This United States Geological Survey (USGS) fact sheet summarizes historical data (from 1760 to 1999) on 41 Alaskan volcanoes, using information drawn from the more thorough and comprehensive USGS Open-File Report 98-582. Summaries include the volcano type, location (latitude and longitude), location on USGS quadrangle map, and any information available about the dates of eruptions and type of volcanic activity that occurred. Some volcanoes covered include Trident, Redoubt, Wrangell, Katmai, Cleveland, Kiska and more. A downloadable, printable version is available.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Map
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Dataset:
    • In-situ
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
  • Natural hazards
Technical requirements:
Downloadable version requires Adobe Acrobat reader
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
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DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-002-764
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: United States Geological Survey
Alaskan Volcano Observatory

Contact: Kristi Wallace
Alaskan Volcano Observatory
United States Geological Survey