Mount Mageik (Alaska, USA)

Mount Mageik (2,165 m high) and Mount Martin (1,863 m high; on skyline at right) volcanoes, both emitting steam plumes from their summits.

Volcano: Mount Mageik (see Mount Mageik at the Smithsonian Institution website in a new tab)
Type: Volcanic Plume
Description: Mount Mageik is a volcano 2165 m high in Katmai National Park, on the Alaska Peninsula. It's a typical peak of the composite stratovolcano type, which has a boiling, fuming crater lake at its peak. Mageik sits at the head of the Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes, which got its name after the great Katmai eruption of 1912.

Point of contact for this site:
Michael P. Doukas, xxx (USGS)

Number of measurements: 1
Measurement date (d/m/y) Added by Added on
Mageik_070820047/8/2004 Emanuela Bagnato Oct. 4, 2014

Bibliographic references for this site

Doukas M.P. and K.A. McGee, 2007,A compilation of gas emission-rate data from volcanoes of Cook Inlet (Spurr, Crater Peak, Redoubt, Iliamna, and Augustine) and Alaska Peninsula (Douglas, Fourpeaked, Griggs, Mageik, Martin, Peulik, Ukinrek Maars, and Veniaminof), Alaska, from 1995-2006, U.S. Geological Survey_ Open-File Report 2007–1400

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