Please find below some useful links where you can find further information on Alaska's Volcanoes

Please click on the link to visit the Alaskan Volcano Observatory which has further information on all of Alaska's volcanoes together with more information on each of the volcanoes featured in this site. This site also includes some great pictures of volcanic eruptions and bang up to date information on the latest activity of the volcanoes. Click Here

Another useful website is the main U.S. Geological Survey Volcano page where you can gain further information on Alaska's volcanoes as well as information on other American volcanoes. There is also information regarding the various projects they undertake in order to predict eruptions together with weekly volcano activity reports. Click Here

The Cascades Volcano Observatory also has more detailed information on Alaska's volcanoes and details different projects undertaken by the group as well as linking to publications that have been produced (some of which are available online) Click Here


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Crossen, K. J., "Aleutian Volcanoes & Plate Tectonics on the Pacific Rim" 2001

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