Mount Vsevidof

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Mount Vsevidof
View, looking north, of Mount Vsevidof
Highest point
Elevation7,051 ft (2,149 m) [1][2]
Prominence7,051 ft (2,149 m)
Coordinates53°07′27″N 168°41′24″W / 53.1241667°N 168.69°W / 53.1241667; -168.69Coordinates: 53°07′27″N 168°41′24″W / 53.1241667°N 168.69°W / 53.1241667; -168.69[3]
Mount Vsevidof is located in Alaska
Mount Vsevidof
Mount Vsevidof
LocationUmnak Island, Alaska, U.S.
Parent rangeAleutian Range
Mountain typeStratovolcano[1]
Volcanic arc/beltAleutian Arc
Last eruption1878[1]

Mount Vsevidof (/ˌvɪzəˈvdɒf/ or /vəˈʃvɪdɒf/)[4] is a stratovolcano in the U.S. state of Alaska. Its summit is the highest point on Umnak Island, one of the eastern Aleutian Islands, its symmetrical cone rises abruptly from its surroundings. Its most recent eruption was caused by an earthquake on March 9, 1957; the mountain erupted on March 11, 1957, and the eruption ended the next day.[Notes 1]

Its name comes from Russian and means "is seen from everywhere".[citation needed]

Map showing volcanoes of Alaska. The mark is set at the location of Mount Vsevidof.

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  1. ^ a b c "Vsevidof". Global Volcanism Program. Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved 2019-05-16.
  2. ^ Miller, T. P.; McGimsey, R. G.; Richter, D. H.; Riehle, J. R.; Nye, C. J.; Yount, M. E.; Dumoulin, J. A. (1998). "Catalog of the historically active volcanoes of Alaska". Open-File Report 98-0582. USGS. pp. 61–62. Retrieved 2019-05-16.
  3. ^ "Mount Vsevidof". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2019-05-16.
  4. ^ "Vsevidof, Mount, Alaska". Archived from the original on 2006-06-26.
  1. ^ This is recorded as a "questionable eruption" by the Alaska Volcano Observatory (Vsevidof History Page). Other possible eruptions or activity occurred in 1784, 1790, 1830, 1878, and 1880.

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