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Submarine 006 description and information


Type:Undersea eroded volcanic peaks
Most Recent Activity:
Seismically Monitored: No
Elevation: -30 ft (-9 m)
Latitude: 52.7649° N
Longitude:171.8752° W
CAVW Number:
Pronunciation: Sound file
Nearby towns:Attu Station 58 mi (93 km) NW
Shemya Station 94 mi (151 km) SW
Atka 106 mi (170 km) SW
Nikolski 126 mi (203 km) NE
Anchorage 1004 mi (1616 km) NE
Volynets and others (1994) describe these submarine peaks, ~24 miles northwest of Amukta, as eroded volcanic cones, and state that they seem to be of Pleistocene age. Dredge samples of these peaks (V38-20, -21, and -23) returned basalt, in addition to possibly exotic andesite, granite, metasedimentary and sedimentary rocks.
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