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Kupreanof volcano

Stratovolcano 1895 m / 6,217 ft
United States, Alaska Peninsula, 56.01°N / -159.8°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
Kupreanof volcano books
Typical eruption style: unspecified
Kupreanof volcano eruptions: 1987 
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Fri, 3 May 2019
Fri, 3 May 08:27 UTCM 1.5 / 18.7 km5 km44km WSW of Chignik Lake, Alaska (USA)

Background:

Kupreanof is the largest and NE-most of a group of five relatively closely spaced Quaternary volcanic centers opposite Stepovak Bay. A debris flow or block-and-ash flow with possible juvenile fragments descended a late-Pleistocene valley south of the volcano. The 1895-m-high stratovolcano displays vigorous fumarolic activity. Its only known historical activity consisted of minor steam and ash emission that was reported from a SSW-flank solfatara field in 1987.
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Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


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