Pagan and the 1981 Eruption
This view is to the northeast, over the rim of North Pagan caldera, to
Pagan volcano. Photograph by Ken Honma, U.S. Geological Survey, May 18,
Sketch map showing the distribution of eruption products from the May
15, 1981, eruption of Pagan. Map prepared by U.S. Geological Survey.
Looking southwest to south flow. Note caldera rim in background.
Photograph by Ken Honma, U.S. Geological Survey, May 18, 1981.
Minor ash eruptions occurred at Pagan in March of 1983. Ashfall was
limited to the summit cone. Photograph by Robert Koyanagi, U.S.
Geological Survey, March, 1983.
Sources of Information:
Simkin, T., and Siebert, L., 1994, Volcanoes of the World: Geoscience
Press, Tucson, AZ, 349 p.
McClelland, L., Simkin, T., Summers, M., Nielsen, E., and Stein, T.C.,
1989, Global Volcanism 1975-1985, Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, New
Jersey, 655 p.