Get our newsletter!
Check out our volcano tours on VolcanoAdventures.com!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Guaranteed tours
10-18 Oct 2020: From Stromboli to Etna - Sicila and Eolian Islands (Italy)
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out
 
News

No news in this list.

 

Basalt Knob volcano

Cone 100 m / 328 ft
Eastern Alaska, United States, 58.03°N / -136.33°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
Basalt Knob volcano books
Typical eruption style: unspecified
Basalt Knob volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene) No recent earthquakes
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation

Background:

Mapped as Quaternary?; not likely present when glacial erosion formed inlet (Rossman 1959).
---
Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information

Basalt Knob Photos:

Basalt towers at the lower ranges of the Simien mountains (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Basalt towers at the lower ranges of the Simien mountains (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Surface patterns created by erosion and weathering of the basalt rock of Strombolicchio. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Surface patterns created by erosion and weathering of the basalt rock of Strombolicchio. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Layers of basalt flows form the Simien mountains (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Layers of basalt flows form the Simien mountains (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
 



Latest satellite images


See also: Sentinel hub | Landsat 8

More on VolcanoDiscovery

 
Why is there advertising on this site?
Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.
Home | Travel | Destinations | Volcanoes | Photos | Earthquakes | About | Glossary | News | Contact | Privacy | Imprint || Français | Deutsch
Follow us: