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Moffett volcano

Stratovolcano 1196 m / 3,924 ft
United States, Aleutian Islands, 51.94°N / -176.75°W
Current status: dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Moffett volcano eruptions: 1600 BC (?) 
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Fri, 16 Feb
Fri, 16 Feb 00:00 UTCM 5.1 / 51.5 km48 km- 24km SSW of Adak, Alaska
Sat, 3 Feb
Sat, 3 Feb 09:51 UTCM 3.4 / 6.6 km16 km- 18km WSW of Adak, Alaska
Tue, 30 Jan
Tue, 30 Jan 11:49 UTCM 5.0 / 60 km33 km ANDREANOF ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN IS.

Background:

Rising above Adak, the largest town of the Aleutians, Mount Moffett is a modest-sized, eroded stratovolcano with several flank lava domes. The summit cone has been largely destroyed by glacial erosion, and has been filled by an andesitic plug dome. Five other lava domes are scattered over the flanks of the volcano. The south flank lava dome is one of the youngest features of the northern Adak Island volcanoes. The Heart Lake lava flow west of Sweeper Cove on the SE side of the volcano is another young volcanic feature. Several Holocene ash layers on Adak Island have been attributed to Moffett volcano. Its proximity to Adak Naval Air Station makes Mount Moffet one of the most accessible of the Aleutian volcanoes. Kiguga Warm Springs are located at Cape Kiguga, west of Mount Moffet, and the northern part of Adak Island has been investigated for geothermal power production.
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