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Kukak volcano

Stratovolcano 2043 m / 6,703 ft
United States, Alaska Peninsula, 58.45°N / -154.36°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Kukak volcano eruptions: unknown, no recent eruptions
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Sun, 20 Sep 2020 (UTC)
Sun, 20 Sep 16:23 UTCM 0.8 / 24.6 km13 km92 Km NW of Aleneva, Alaska, USA
Sat, 12 Sep 2020 (UTC)
Sat, 12 Sep 01:46 UTCM 0.6 / 4.6 km13 km86 Km WNW of Aleneva, Alaska (USA)
Sun, 23 Aug 2020 (UTC)
Sun, 23 Aug 21:02 UTCM 1.4 / 72.2 km23 km72 Km WNW of Aleneva, Alaska (USA)
Mon, 17 Aug 2020 (UTC)
Mon, 17 Aug 15:08 UTCM 2.2 / 79.3 km21 km75 km WNW of Aleneva, Alaska (USA)
Thu, 30 Jul 2020 (UTC)
Thu, 30 Jul 01:07 UTCM 1.4 / 0.7 km24 km88 km SSE of Kokhanok, Alaska (USA)
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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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