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Shishaldin

Latitude (dd): 
54.76
Longitude (dd): 
-163.97
Elevation (m): 
2857
Country: 
United States
State (Province, etc): 
AK
Type: 
Stratovolcano

 

Shishaldin is a stratovolcano that dominates Unimak Island in the Aleutian island chain. Its activity has been virtually continuous with smoke and occasional ash eruptions.

Sources of Information:

Charles A. Wood & Jurgen Kienle, 1990 Volcanoes of North America: United States and Canada, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, p. 45.