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Nushkolik Mountain volcanic field description and information

NUSHKOLIK MOUNTAIN VOLCANIC FIELD LINKS

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LOCATION
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Type:Shield volcano?
Most Recent Activity:
Seismically Monitored: No
Elevation: 640 ft (195 m)
Latitude: 61.57° N
Longitude:164.91° W
Quadrangle:Marshall
CAVW Number:
Nearby towns:Chevak 22 mi (36 km) SW
Scammon Bay 29 mi (47 km) NW
Paimiut 32 mi (51 km) NW
Hooper Bay 39 mi (63 km) SW
Anchorage 496 mi (798 km) SE
DESCRIPTION
Nushkolik Mountain volcanic field is a shield volcano (?), 8 to 195 m high, measuring 12 x 14 km, with no historic activity. Volcanic rocks are of olivine basalt composition (Wood and Kienle, 1990).
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