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Kukak volcano

Stratovolcano 2043 m / 6,703 ft
United States, Alaska Peninsula, 58.45°N / -154.36°W
Current status: dormant (1 out of 5)
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Kukak volcano eruptions: unknown, no recent eruptions
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Sat, 14 Oct
Sat, 14 Oct 02:44 UTCM 0.82 km- 98km NW of Larsen Bay, Alaska
Thu, 12 Oct
Thu, 12 Oct 13:40 UTCM 1.8 / 2.9 km0 km- 100km NW of Larsen Bay, Alaska
Mon, 9 Oct
Mon, 9 Oct 14:54 UTCM 2.2 / 103.6 km9 km- 103km NNW of Larsen Bay, Alaska
Sat, 7 Oct
Sat, 7 Oct 13:34 UTCM 2.1 / 85.2 km10 km- 115km N of Larsen Bay, Alaska
Tue, 3 Oct
Tue, 3 Oct 09:12 UTCM 1.4 / 8.2 km19 km- 105km ESE of King Salmon, Alaska
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Background:

The almost completely ice-covered Kukak volcano lies west of Hallo Bay near the NE end of a glacier-mantled range extending from Mount Katmai. Kukak volcano contains a vigorous fumarole field at the southern base of the hydrothermally altered northern summit and is the only one of the Denison-Steller-Kukak chain of volcanoes to display geothermal activity. Two reports of historical eruptions at Kukak from Hantke (1959) appear to be erroneous. The report of a 1951 eruption is an apparent reference to a July 22, 1951 ashfall at Kukak Bay, which was attributed by Muller et al. (1954) to Martin volcano. A 1953 explosive "eruption" was single large puff of steam followed by steaming from caverns in Hook Glacier (Muller et al., 1954).
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