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Submarine 002 description and information


Type:Young undersea volcanic peaks
Most Recent Activity:
Seismically Monitored: No
Elevation: -30 ft (-9 m)
Latitude: 53.2978° N
Longitude:169.7604° W
CAVW Number:
Pronunciation: Sound file
Nearby towns:Nikolski 45 mi (72 km) SE
Unalaska 138 mi (222 km) NE
Attu Station 146 mi (235 km) SW
Akutan 173 mi (278 km) NE
Anchorage 915 mi (1473 km) NE
Volynets and others (1994) describe these submarine peaks, 13-15 miles north of Uliaga, as young volcanic cones, and state that they are superposed on the sediments, and not eroded. Dredge samples of these peaks (V38-2, -3, -4, -5, -6, -11, and -12) returned basalt, in addition to probably exotic blocks and fragments of andesite, paleotypal basalt, granite, sediments, and metasediments.
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