St. George volcano

Volcanic field 288 m / 945 ft
Western Alaska, United States, 56.58°N / -169.58°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)

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Typical eruption style: unspecified
St. George volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene)

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Background

St. George Island is comprised of Tertiary to late-Pleistocene cones and lava flows (Lee-Wong, in Wood and Kienle 1990). An eruption was reported NE of St. George in 1815 but "in spite of these assertations any present volcanic activity must be regarded as doubtful" (Barth 1956).
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information

St. George Photos

Markus, George and Marco observing the activity. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Markus, George and Marco observing the activity. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Finally, we enjoy a very nice evening and dinner in the wonderfully cozy tavern of our friend George. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Finally, we enjoy a very nice evening and dinner in the wonderfully cozy tavern of our friend George. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Marco, George and Markus at the end of an exiting night... (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Marco, George and Markus at the end of an exiting night... (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
In particular, if one opts for a typical local dish - "tips" (spicy, diced grilled meat) with injera bread, which is eaten by hand to wrap the tips. This is best accompanied by a bottle of cool St. George beer!  (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
In particular, if one opts for a typical local dish - "tips" (spicy, diced grilled meat) with injera bread, which is eaten by hand to wrap the tips. This is best accompan...
 



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