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Shishaldin volcano
Stratovolcano 2857 m / 9,373 ft
Aleutian Islands, Alaska, 54.76°N / -163.97°W
Current status: erupting (4 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 (Aleutian Islands, Alaska) activity update: Ash to ~8km (27,000ft), alert raised to Red/Warning

Tuesday Jan 07, 2020 22:22 PM | BY: MJFLEGEND

AVO has raised the volcano to Aviation Color Code Red and Alert Level Warning, with intensified ash emissions, producing the highest ash plume of the current eruption which began last July. This is the first time Shishaldin has been on Red since its last significant eruption in 1999.
Previous news
Tuesday, Jan 07, 2020
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Anchorage warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 25000 ft (7600 m) altitude or flight level 250 and is moving at 60 kts in ENE direction. ... [more]
Tuesday, Jan 07, 2020
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Anchorage warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 20000 ft (6100 m) altitude or flight level 200 and is moving at 30 kts in ENE direction. ... [more]
Lava flows from the summit of Shishaldin volcano captured by satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
Monday, Jan 06, 2020
The Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) recorded an ash plume that reached 20,000 ft - 24,000 ft (6,096 m - 7,300 m) altitude and drifted E-SE. ... [more]
Saturday, Jan 04, 2020
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Anchorage (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Saturday, Jan 04, 2020
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Anchorage warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 20000 ft (6100 m) altitude or flight level 200 and is moving at 40 kts in ESE direction. ... [more]

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