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Tlevak Strait description and information


Type:Low gradient lava flows
Most Recent Activity:
Seismically Monitored: No
Elevation: 164 ft (50 m)
Latitude: 55.2496° N
Longitude:133.302° W
CAVW Number:315060
Associated Features:Arena Cove
Nearby towns:Craig 17 mi (27 km) NE
Hydaburg 19 mi (30 km) SE
Klawock 22 mi (36 km) NE
Hollis 30 mi (48 km) NE
Anchorage 728 mi (1171 km) NW
From Wood and Kienle (1990) [1]: "Flat-lying sodic alkalic olivine basalt flows with fresh pahoehoe surfaces occur in the vicinity of Tlevak Strait west of Prince of Wales Island, at Trocadero Bay on Suemez Island, and in valleys on northern Dall Island. The outcrop areas are indicated by Qb on the map [2]."
Volcanoes of North America: United States and Canada, 1990
Wood, C. A., and Kienle, Juergen, (eds.), 1990, Volcanoes of North America: United States and Canada: New York, Cambridge University Press, 354 p.

Geology of the Craig Quadrangle, Alaska, 1983
Eberlein, G.D., Churkin, Michael Jr., Carter, Claire, Berg, H.C., and Ovenshine, A.T., 1983, Geology of the Craig Quadrangle, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 83-91, 52 p., 4 sheets, scale 1:250,000, available online at http://www.dggs.alaska.gov/pubs/id/11508 .
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