Tanaga (volcano)

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Tanaga
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Tanaga
Elevation 5,925 ft (1,806 m)[1]
Prominence 5,925 ft (1,806 m)[1]
Listing Ultra
Location
Tanaga is located in Alaska
Tanaga
Tanaga
Alaska
Location Tanaga Island, Alaska, U.S.
Range Aleutian Range
Coordinates 51°53′02″N 178°08′29″W / 51.88389°N 178.14139°W / 51.88389; -178.14139Coordinates: 51°53′02″N 178°08′29″W / 51.88389°N 178.14139°W / 51.88389; -178.14139
Geology
Type Stratovolcano
Volcanic arc/belt Aleutian Arc
Last eruption 1914

Tanaga (Aleut: Kusuuginax̂)[2] is a 5,924-foot (1,806 m) stratovolcano in the Aleutian Range of the U.S. state of Alaska. There have been three known eruptions since 1763. The most recent was in 1914 and produced lava flows.

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  1. ^ a b "Alaska & Hawaii P1500s - the Ultras". PeakList.org. Retrieved 2013-01-06. 
  2. ^ Bergsland, K. (1994). Aleut Dictionary. Fairbanks: Alaska Native Language Center. 

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