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Submarine 004 description and information


Type:Undersea eroded volcanic peaks
Most Recent Activity:
Seismically Monitored: No
Elevation: -30 ft (-9 m)
Latitude: 52.9405° N
Longitude:171.4116° W
CAVW Number:
Pronunciation: Sound file
Nearby towns:Attu Station 76 mi (122 km) SW
Nikolski 106 mi (170 km) SE
Shemya Station 114 mi (183 km) SW
Atka 128 mi (206 km) SW
Anchorage 982 mi (1580 km) NE
Volynets and others (1994) describe these submarine peaks, ~25 miles northwest of Chuginadak, as eroded volcanic cones, possibly of young age. They believe that the eroded volcanic cones are of Pleistocene age. Dredge samples of these peaks (V38-24 and V38-25) returned rocks with iron-manganese crusts, including basalt, in addition to probably exotic blocks and fragments of andesite, basaltic andesite, paleotypal volcanics, and sedimentary rocks.
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