Denison volcano

Updated: Jul 6, 2022 23:08 GMT - Refresh
Stratovolcano 2287 m / 7,503 ft
United States, Alaska Peninsula, 58.42°N / -154.45°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)

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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Denison volcano eruptions: unknown, no recent eruptions
Lastest nearby earthquakes:
TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Sunday, June 26, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Jun 25, 2022 6:37 pm (GMT -8) (Jun 26, 2022 02:37 GMT)
1.4

2 km
34 km (21 mi)
85 Km NNW of Karluk, Alaska

Background

Mount Denison lies near the head of the Serpent Tongue, Hook, and Hallo glaciers NE of Snowy volcano. This poorly known section of Katmai National Park contains a cluster of four closely spaced and mostly ice-covered vents. Mount Denison lies at the SW end of this volcanic chain, which also includes Steller, Kukak, and Devils Desk volcanoes. Orientation of lava flows and a thick cross-bedded tephra deposit suggest that a vent is located near Mount Denison (Swanson, in Wood and Kienle 1990). The precise age of the most recent activity at Denison is not known.
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Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


See also: Sentinel hub | Landsat 8 | NASA FIRMS
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