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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

Thursday Sep 03, 2015 11:05 AM | BY: T

Seismicity at the volcano continued to be elevated over background levels during 26 August-1 September, indicating that low-level eruptive activity confined to the summit crater continued.
Cloud cover often prevented satellite and webcam observations; elevated surface temperatures were periodically detected in satellite images.
The Aviation Color Code remained at Orange and the Volcano Alert Level remained at Watch. (Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 26 August-1 September 2015)
Previous news
Thursday, Jun 04, 2015
AVO reported that seismicity at Shishaldin continued to be elevated over background levels 20-26 May indicating that low-level eruptive activity confined to the summit crater likely continued. ... [more]
Thursday, May 21, 2015
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. ... [more]
Friday, Apr 03, 2015
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. [more]
Friday, Mar 20, 2015
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. ... [more]
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]

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