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Trident Volcano description and information

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Official Name: Trident Volcano
Type:Stratovolcano cluster
Most Recent Activity:February 1953
Seismically Monitored: Yes
Color Code:GREEN
Alert Level:NORMAL
Elevation: 3599 ft (1097 m)
Latitude: 58.2343° N
Longitude:155.1026° W
Quadrangle:Mt Katmai
CAVW Number:312160
Pronunciation: Sound file
Associated Features:Cerberus, Mt
Falling Mtn
Trident I
Southwest Trident
West Trident
East Trident
Nearby towns:Karluk 52 mi (83 km) SE
Kanatak 57 mi (92 km) SW
Larsen Bay 63 mi (102 km) SE
King Salmon 65 mi (104 km) NW
Anchorage 274 mi (441 km) NE
DESCRIPTION
From Miller and others (1998): "Trident is an eroded volcanic complex consisting of three stratovolcanoes and numerous domes, as high as 1864 m in elevation, along a northeast-southwest oriented volcanic front on the Alaska Peninsula (Hildreth, 1987). A new fragmental cone was built beginning in 1953 at an altitude of 1097 m in an amphitheater on the southwest flank of the southwest peak."
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