Mount Mageik

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Mount Mageik
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Mount Mageik (left) and Mount Martin (right)
Elevation 7,103 ft (2,165 m)
Location
Location Katmai National Park and Preserve, Alaska, U.S.
Range Aleutian Range
Coordinates 58°11′42″N 155°15′11″W / 58.195°N 155.253°W / 58.195; -155.253
Topo map USGS Mount Katmai A-4
Geology
Type Stratovolcano
Age of rock Pleistocene to Holocene
Volcanic arc Aleutian Arc
Last eruption 500 BCE ± 50 years

Mount Mageik /məˈɡk/ is a stratovolcano on the Alaska Peninsula. It has no confirmed historical eruptions (one in 1946 is now deemed questionable), but its youngest eruptive products are apparently Holocene in age. A young crater lies on the northeast flank of the central summit cone, and is the site of vigorous superheated fumarolic activity with prominent sulfur deposits.

The volcano is mantled in ash from the 1912 eruption of Novarupta and from the 1953 eruption of nearby Trident Volcano.

Map showing volcanoes of Alaska Peninsula.


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