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Capital volcano

Shield 2356 m / 7730 ft
Eastern Alaska, United States, 62.43°N / -144.12°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Capital volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene)
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Tue, 24 Mar 2020
Tue, 24 Mar 14:50 UTCM 1.8 / 94.7 km26 km71km NE of Glennallen, Alaska (USA)

Background:

The relatively small Capital Mountain andesitic shield volcano, north of Mount Sanford, contains a 4-km-wide summit caldera apparently of non-explosive origin. Shield and intracaldera lavas and dikes are dated 1-1.1 Ma (Richter, in Wood and Kienle 1990).
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information

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