Tanaga (volcano)

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Tanaga
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Tanaga
Highest point
Elevation5,925 ft (1,806 m) [1]
Prominence5,925 ft (1,806 m) [1]
Listing
Coordinates51°53′02″N 178°08′29″W / 51.88389°N 178.14139°W / 51.88389; -178.14139Coordinates: 51°53′02″N 178°08′29″W / 51.88389°N 178.14139°W / 51.88389; -178.14139
Geography
Tanaga is located in Alaska
Tanaga
Tanaga
Alaska
LocationTanaga Island, Alaska, U.S.
Parent rangeAleutian Range
Geology
Mountain typeStratovolcano
Volcanic arc/beltAleutian Arc
Last eruption1914

Tanaga (Aleut: Kusuuginax̂)[2] is a 5,924-foot (1,806 m) stratovolcano in the Aleutian Range of the U.S. state of Alaska. There have been three known eruptions since 1763; the most recent was in 1914 and produced lava flows.

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  1. ^ a b "Alaska & Hawaii P1500s - the Ultras". PeakList.org. Retrieved 2013-01-06.
  2. ^ Bergsland, K. (1994). Aleut Dictionary. Fairbanks: Alaska Native Language Center.

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