OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

Steller

Latitude (dd): 
58.40
Longitude (dd): 
-154.40
Elevation (m): 
2272
Country: 
United States
State (Province, etc): 
Alaska
Type: 
Stratovolcano

Steller is a volcano in Katmai National Park. It is not known what type of volcano Stellar is because of the large number of glaciers on its slopes. Hallo glacier is in the foreground. It is uncertain if Stellar has erupted in the past 10,000 years. Photo by Jay Robinson, National Park Service.


Sources of Information:

Keller, A.S., and Reiser, H.N., 1959, Geology of the Mount Katmai area, Alaska: U.S. Geological Bulletin 1058-G, p. 261-298.

Kienle, J., Swanson, S.E., and Pulpan, H., 1983, Magmatism and subduction in the eastern Aleutian arc: in Shimozuru, D., and Yokoyama, I., (eds.), Arc Volcanism: Physics and Tectonics, D. Reidel, Boston, p. 191-224.

Simkin, T., and Siebert, L., 1994, Volcanoes of the World: Geoscience Press, Tucson, Arizona, 349 p.

Wood, C.A., and Kienle, J., 1993, Volcanoes of North America: Cambridge University Press, New York, 354 p.