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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

Thu, 21 May 2015, 11:05
11:05 AM | BY: T
AVO reported that seismicity at Shishaldin continued to be elevated over background levels 13-19 May, indicating that low-level eruptive activity confined to the summit crater likely continued.
On 15 May a low-level vigorous gas-and-steam plume possibly containing ash was recorded by the webcam. Elevated surface temperatures were detected in satellite images. The Aviation Color Code remained at Orange and the Volcano Alert Level remained at Watch.
Previous news
Fri, 3 Apr 2015, 15:24
Low-level eruptive activity continues at the summit crater of the volcano, where vigorous steaming could often be seen during the past week. Aviation Color Code remains Orange. ... read all
Fri, 20 Mar 2015, 15:50
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. read all
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

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