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Gertrude Creek volcano

Pyroclastic cone 437 m / 1434 ft
Alaska Peninsula, United States, 58.03°N / -156.15°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Gertrude Creek volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene)
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Tue, 10 Mar 2020
Tue, 10 Mar 04:04 UTCM 2.7 / 116.5 km12 km90km SSE of King Salmon, Alaska (USA)

Background:

An ice-scoured basaltic scoria cone and associated lava-flow apron lies at Getrude Creek about 5 km NE of Becharof Lake. The cone was constructed near the trace of the Bruin Bay fault and was Argon-Argon dated at about 500,000 years BP (Hildreth et al., 2003).
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


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