Alamagan, Mariana Islands

Location: 17.6N, 145.8E

Alamagan is a stratovolcano about 30 km south of the island of Pagan. Two historic eruptions are suspected in 1864 and 1887. Photograph by Norm Banks, U.S. Geological Survey, May, 1981.

Alamagan, looking to the southeast. Photograph by Frank Trusdell, U.S. Geological Survey.

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Sources of Information:

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

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