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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 (United States, Aleutian Islands) activity update

Friday Mar 20, 2015 15:50 PM | BY: T

Seismicity at the volcano continues to be above background, and according to AVO, "low-level activity", i.e. weak strombolian activity for example, could be occurring at the summit crater. Webcam imagery show only minor steaming.
Aviation Color Code remains at Orange and the Volcano Alert Level remained at Watch.
Previous news
Small emission of steam and ash (?) at Shishaldin yesterday (AVO webcam)
Tuesday, Feb 03, 2015
A small eruption was seen last night from a ship, VAAC Anchorage reports. Aviation color code remains orange. ... [more]
Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015
A faint thermal signal remains visible on satellite imagery. According to the Alaska Volcano Observatory, weak eruptive activity likely continues in the summit crater. [more]
Seismic activity at Shishaldin volcano today (SSLW station / AVO)
Friday, Jan 23, 2015
The Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) reported "strongly elevated" temperatures in the summit crater on satellite data from yesterday. This could indicate lava is present there, possibly strombolian activity. What seems to be light ash fall deposits on the upper snowy flanks was visible on webcam images. ... [more]
Monday, Jan 12, 2015
Seismicity at the volcano remains slightly elevated, but no signs of significant activity have been noted recently, only some steam emissions were observed occasionally. AVO maintains Aviation Color Code "Orange" and Volcano Alert Level "Watch". [more]
Thursday, Dec 18, 2014
Mild eruptive activity probably continues in the summit crater of the stratovolcano. ... [more]

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