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Unimak 5270 description and information


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Seismically Monitored: No
Elevation: 5269 ft (1606 m)
Latitude: 54.80321° N
Longitude:163.65937° W
Quadrangle:False Pass
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Nearby towns:False Pass 11 mi (17 km) NE
Cold Bay 45 mi (73 km) NE
Pauloff Harbor 45 mi (73 km) SE
King Cove 57 mi (91 km) NE
Anchorage 668 mi (1075 km) NE
Unimak 5270 is an unnamed Pleistocene volcanic center between Isanotski and Roundtop on Unimak Island. Observations made from a helicopter during multiple flybys (during Shishaldin fieldwork) show that lava flows dip radially away from the summit, thus Unimak 5270 was a separate vent/volcano (from Chris Nye, 2008, written commun.)
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