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Dana volcano

Stratovolcano 1354 m / 4,442 ft
United States, Alaska Peninsula, 55.64°N / -161.21°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Dana volcano eruptions: 1890 BC (?)  No recent earthquakes
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Background:

Mount Dana is a small calc-alkaline volcano NE of Canoe Bay inlet at the head of Pavlof Bay consisting of an apron of volcaniclastic debris surrounding a central dome complex. The 1354-m high point is located at the north rim of a 1.5 x 2 km crater, whose SW rim exposes Mesozoic sedimentary rocks. Andesitic lava domes occur on the west crater rim and as a small mound east of Knutson Lake inside the crater. Mount Dana is the source of a mid-Holocene block-and-ash flow that reached the sea at Canoe Bay. No historical eruptions are known from Dana, but a 200-m-wide tufa mound and several cold springs are located on the SW flank of the volcano.
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