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Shishaldin volcano
Stratovolcano 2857 m / 9,373 ft
Aleutian Islands, Alaska, 54.76°N / -163.97°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
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Shishaldin volcano eruptions:
2014-15, 2008 (?), 2004, 2002, 2000, 1999, 1997, 1995, 1993, 1986-87, 1981 (?), 1979, 1978, 1976, 1975, 1967, 1963, 1955, 1953, 1951, 1948, 1946-47, 1932, 1929, 1928, 1927, 1925, 1922, 1912 (?), 1901, 1899 (?), 1898, 1897 (?), 1883, 1880-81, 1865 (?), 1842, 1838, 1830, 1927-29, 1826, 1825, 1824, 1790 (?), 1775-78
Typical eruption style:
explosive
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Shishaldin volcano news & activity updates:

Shishaldin volcano (Alaska): image of lava lake inside summit crater

Thu, 14 Aug 2014, 16:35
16:35 PM | BY: T
Shishaldin volcano's lava lake seen on 10 Aug (image: Cyrus Read / AVO)
Shishaldin volcano's lava lake seen on 10 Aug (image: Cyrus Read / AVO)
The Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) released a photo showing a small active lava lake inside the volcano's crater. Previously available satellite imagery was only able to identify a heat source, but not the type of its source, i.e. the activity at the volcano.
Previous news
Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 13:42
MODIS hot spots at Shishaldin (MODVOLC, Univ. Hawaii)
According to the Alaska Volcano Observatory, weak activity continues. MODIS data show elevated surface temperatures in the summit crater, but there are no visual or other indicators of eruptive activity available. ... read all
Tue, 1 Jul 2014, 15:12
According to the Alaska Volcano Observatory, "low-level eruptive activity continues. read all
Thu, 19 Jun 2014, 15:23
Low-level eruptive activity continues at the volcano according to AVO: "No activity was observed in mostly cloudy satellite images over the last 24 hours. Web camera views of the volcano are currently obscured by weather, however, views from late yesterday afternoon show a low-level plume from the summit." ... read all
Mon, 16 Jun 2014, 11:14
Low-level eruptive activity continues at Shishaldin, although nothing was observed in cloudy satellite images over the past 24 hours. Web camera views of the volcano were obscured by clouds. (AVO) ... read all
Tue, 27 May 2014, 16:16
Low-level eruptive activity likely continues, according to the Alaska Volcano Observatory, although no direct observations could be made during the past 24 hours. Seismic signals suggest occasional small explosions. The alert status remains orange. ... read all
 

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