Double Glacier volcano

Lava dome(s) 1239 m / 4065 ft
Eastern Alaska, United States, 60.68°N / -152.62°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)

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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Double Glacier volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene)

Latest nearby earthquakes

TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Sat, 31 Jul 2021 (GMT) (3 earthquakes)
31 Jul 2021 23:36:40 GMT
2.3

250 km
26 km (16 mi)
45 Km W of Salamatof, Alaska
31 Jul 2021 22:04:12 GMT
1.2

94 km
18 km (11 mi)
70 Km W of Salamatof, Alaska
31 Jul 2021 10:17:55 GMT
1.1

87 km
36 km (22 mi)
55 Km NW of Ninilchik, Alaska
Thu, 29 Jul 2021 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
29 Jul 2021 04:19:01 GMT
1.8

89 km
46 km (29 mi)
27 Km W of Salamatof, Alaska
29 Jul 2021 02:43:46 GMT
2.1

106 km
42 km (26 mi)
68 Km W of Tyonek, Alaska

Background

Double Glacier volcano is a Pleistocene lava dome complex forming a nunatak in Double Glacier. Potassium-Argon dates range from 627 to 887 thousand years ago (Reed et al. 1992). Nearby Double Peak, 5 km to the north, was once thought to be a volcano (Coats 1950, IAVCEI 1973), but reconnaissance mapping indicates the peak probably consists of Jurassic plutonic rocks (Reed et al. 1992).
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


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