Tanaga (volcano)

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Tanaga
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Tanaga
Highest point
Elevation5,925 ft (1,806 m) [1]
Prominence5,925 ft (1,806 m) [1]
Listing
Coordinates51°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
Geography
Tanaga is located in Alaska
Tanaga
Tanaga
Alaska
LocationTanaga Island, Alaska, U.S.
Parent rangeAleutian Range
Geology
Mountain typeStratovolcano
Volcanic arc/beltAleutian Arc
Last eruption1914

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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