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Mount Jarvis description and information


Official Name: Mount Jarvis
Type:Eroded stratocone
Most Recent Activity:
Seismically Monitored: No
Elevation: 13422 ft (4091 m)
Latitude: 62.0233° N
Longitude:143.6201° W
CAVW Number:
Pronunciation: Sound file
Nearby towns:Chitina 44 mi (71 km) SW
Kenny Lake 47 mi (75 km) SW
McCarthy 47 mi (75 km) SE
Slana 48 mi (78 km) NW
Anchorage 213 mi (343 km) SW
From Miller and Richter (1994) [1]: "This mountain is the high point of a slightly curvilinear, north-trending, 10-km-long, 4,000-m-high ridge. The snow- and ice-covered ridge is composed of a thick sequence of dacitic and andesitic lava flows and capped by either a massive dacite flow or by a series of smaller dacite domes. One K-Ar age on basal (?) Jarvis flows suggests an age of about 1.6 M [2]."
Quaternary volcanism in the Alaska Peninsula and Wrangell Mountains, Alaska, 1994
Miller, T. P., and Richter, D. H., 1994, Quaternary volcanism in the Alaska Peninsula and Wrangell Mountains, Alaska: in Plafker, George, Jones, D. L., and Berg, H. C., (eds.), The Geology of Alaska, Geological Society of America The Geology of North America series v. G-1, p. 759-779.

Geologic map of the Nabesna A-5 quadrangle, Alaska, 1976
Richter, D.H., and Smith, R.L., 1976, Geologic map of the Nabesna A-5 quadrangle, Alaska: US Geological Survey Geologic Quadrangle Map 1292, 1 sheet, available at http://www.dggs.dnr.state.ak.us/pubs/pubs?reqtype=citation&ID=13027 .
Download link to DGGS website with citation information and PDF link

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