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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) 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

Shishaldin volcano news & activity updates:

Shishaldin volcano (United States, Aleutian Islands) activity update

Fri, 20 Mar 2015, 15:50
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
Tue, 3 Feb 2015, 07:49
Small emission of steam and ash (?) at Shishaldin yesterday (AVO webcam)
A small eruption was seen last night from a ship, VAAC Anchorage reports. Aviation color code remains orange. ... read all
Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 18:29
A faint thermal signal remains visible on satellite imagery. According to the Alaska Volcano Observatory, weak eruptive activity likely continues in the summit crater. ... read all
Fri, 23 Jan 2015, 13:36
Seismic activity at Shishaldin volcano today (SSLW station / AVO)
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. read all
Mon, 12 Jan 2015, 09:54
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". ... read all
Thu, 18 Dec 2014, 16:06
Mild eruptive activity probably continues in the summit crater of the stratovolcano. read all

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