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Preliminary volcano-hazard assessment for Iliamna Volcano, Alaska

Preliminary volcano-hazard assessment for Iliamna Volcano, Alaska

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, Branch of Information Services [distributor] in Anchorage, Alaska, Denver, CO .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Volcanic hazard analysis -- Alaska -- Iliamna Volcano Region.,
  • Volcanic hazard analysis -- Alaska -- Cook Inlet Region.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPreliminary volcano hazard assessment for Iliamna Volcano, Alaska
    Statementby Christopher F. Waythomas and Thomas P. Miller.
    SeriesOpen-file report -- 99-373, U.S. Geological Survey open-file report -- 99-373.
    ContributionsMiller, Thomas P., 1938-., Alaska Volcano Observatory., Geological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationiv, 31 p.
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17137368M

    By 28 March seismicity was reported to be at background levels. A smaller, white steam plume rises from the summit crater. KLM flighta Boeing headed for Anchorage International Airport, flew through the ash cloud at an altitude of about 25, feet, which resulted in all four of the aircraft's engines dying. Figure 4.

    Renewed activity would pose a major risk to air traffic in the region around the volcano, and ash from an eruption could reach as far as the continental US. Volcanic and seismic hazards on the Island of Hawaii. Background: Hayes volcano consists of scattered remnants of a stratovolcano which was been destroyed by catastrophic eruptions, which were followed by caldera collapse. No running, the water. Debris-flow hazards caused by hydrologic events at Mount Rainier, Washington. Helens in Washington.

    Helens a decade after the eruptions: magmatic models, chemical cycles, and a revised hazards assessment. A map showing the location of Iliamna in relation to nearby volcanoes and communities is depicted in figure 1. Augustine Waythomas, C. Fisher Stelling, P. Clucas, April 21,


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Preliminary volcano-hazard assessment for Iliamna Volcano, Alaska Download PDF Ebook

Volcanic hazards at Mount Rainier, Washington. A single deposit of a smaller explosive eruption was identified and dated to about years ago.

Alaska's biggest volcanic eruptions

Key: VT, volcanic tremor; LF, low frequency; Mc, magnitude of completion lowest magnitude detectable ; and '--', not reported. The activity ended at about The avalanche presumably originated from the same vicinity as in previous years, a steep portion of the SE flank adjacent to an extensive permanent fumarolic zone above a debris-avalanche deposit figure 3; Neal Preliminary volcano-hazard assessment for Iliamna Volcano others, ; McGimsey and Wallace, ; McGimsey and others, Mount Shasta Mangan, M.

Lake Clark National Park boundary shown as a thin black line. All white, the big river. Lake Clark National Park boundary shown as a thin black line. No ash was visible in the steam puffs. National Research Council. According to one of Hubbard's traveling companions on that trip, Hubbard had predicted that the volcano would soon erupt, since it was a particularly active time for volcanoes on the Alaska Peninsula.

After plunging more than two miles to about 13, feet, the pilots were able to restart the engines and land safely at the airport. Photograph by W. Preliminary volcano-hazard assessment for Iliamna Volcano, Alaska.

Gareloi Volcano

Novarupta is located in the Katmai cluster of volcanoes, a string of eight volcanoes about 15 miles long. The avalanche presumably originated from the same vicinity as in previous years, a steep portion of the SE flank adjacent to an extensive permanent fumarolic zone above a debris-avalanche deposit figure 3; Neal and Alaska book, ; McGimsey and Wallace, ; McGimsey and others, The thin line labeled A-B marks the location of the simplified plate tectonics cross-section shown below.

Several of Redoubt's Preliminary volcano-hazard assessment for Iliamna Volcano have produced ashfalls up to hundreds of miles Alaska book, including areas on the Kenai Peninsula and in Anchorage. There were earthquakes recorded each day.

The volcano is almost entirely covered with perennial snowfields and valley glaciers. Simplified plate tectonics cross-section Simplified plate tectonics cross-section showing how Redoubt is located above a subduction zone formed where the Pacific and North America plates collide.

Map by Geology. The oldest of these flows are of Pleistocene age composed of basaltic trachyandesite and basaltic andesitewith smaller amounts of plagioclaseclinopyroxeneolivineand hornblende. Aniakchak volcano eruption of Aniakchak Novarupta in led to much study and reflection on the impact and scale of the eruption, but the eruption of Aniakchak -- which, like Novarupta, is also located on the Alaska Peninsula -- almost went unnoticed.

Redoubt: Plate Tectonic Setting Redoubt is a subduction zone volcano, deriving its magma from melt created when the Pacific plate dives beneath the North America plate.

Several to 20 events of M 0. Medicine Lake Mangan, M. Coso Volcanic Field Mangan, M. But more than 50 years prior, Alaska was also home to the world's largest volcanic eruption of the 20th century.

Figure 3. Another important flank vent is the Johnson Glacier dome on the NE flank. Mount Rainier Schilling, S. Check out this video by outdoor enthusiast Luc Mehl, who journeyed to the crater with a group of fellow adventurers in summer Built above the Aleutian subduction zone over the lastyears, Redoubt is now heavily glaciated and boasts an ice-filled summit crater.Hayes volcano, named after Hayes Glacier, is a stratovolcano which was only discovered in It is located in a remote, mostly uninhabited and inaccessible part in the northern Tordrillo Mountains of the north-central Cook Inlet region about km NW of Anchorage.

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Volcano Hazards

This report summarizes the principal volcano hazards associated with eruptions of Great Sitkin Volcano based on brief helicopter-supported studies of Preliminary volcano-hazard assessment for Iliamna Volcano volcano by the Alaska Volcano Observatory in and and previous studies of the volcano in (Simons and Mathewson, ).Redoubt Volcano pdf a stratovolcano located within a few hundred kilometers of pdf than half of the population of Alaska.

This volcano has erupted explosively at least six times since historical observations began in The most recent eruption occurred in and similar eruptions can be expected in the future. The early part of the eruption was characterized by explosive.Preliminary Volcano-Hazard Assessment for the Katmai Volcanic Cluster, Alaska (USGS Open-File Report ) Geologic Map of the Katmai Volcanic Cluster, Katmai National Park, Alaska (USGS IMAP ) Principal facts for 63 gravity stations in the vicinity of Katmai National Park, Alaska (USGS Open-File Report ) (*).High precision relocation of earthquakes at Ebook Volcano, Alaska Article in Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research (3) · July with 89 Reads How we measure 'reads'.