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Shishaldin Volcano

Shishaldin Volcano at sunset.

Picture Date: August 15, 2008


Type: Stratovolcano (a vent in the surface of the Earth through which magma and associated gases and ash erupt; also, the form or structure (usually conical) that's produced by the ejected material)


Most Recent Activity: February 17, 2004

Seismically Monitored: Yes

Distance: 674 mi SSW (1084 km) from Anchorage

Elevation: 9373 ft (2857 m)

Latitude: 54.7554° N

Longitude: 163.9711° W

Quadrangle: False Pass Unimak


Image Creator: Read, Cyrus;

Image courtesy of AVO/USGS.


Coordinates for Google Maps & Google Earth: 54.7554° N 163.9711° W (cut & paste into either one)


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Taken on August 7, 2008