Pavlof Volcano | John Seach

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Alaska

55.42 N, 161.90W
summit elevation 2519 m
stratovolcano

Pavlof is the most active volcano in the Aleutian arc of Alaska. It is a snow and ice covered, symmetrical cone-shaped stratovolcano
located northeast of Emmons Lake caldera.

Pavlof is the most active volcano in the Aleutian volcanic arc. At least 40 eruptions have occurred since 1790. Eruptions at Pavlov consist of Strombolian and Vulcanian explosions from the summit vents and occasional lava flows.

2007 Eruption
Pavlof volcano erupted on 15th August 2007 when incandescent blocks were visible tumbling down the ESE flank of the volcano.

1986 Eruption
An eruption began on April 16th and consisted of Strombolian activity, lava fountaining, and ash emissions to a maximum height of 15 km above sea level.

1911 Eruption
The historical largest eruption of Pavlof Volcano occurred in 1911 and ended a 5 year period of activity. The eruption produced violent explosions and earthquakes felt as far as Unga Island, 95 km SE. The eruption produced pyroclastic flows, and lava flows.

Pavlof Volcano Eruptions

2007, 1996-97, 1974, 1990, 1986-88, 1983, 1982?, 1981, 1981, 1980, 1980, 1975-77, 1974-75, 1973, 1966, 1960?-63, 1958, 1953, 1951-52, 1950-51, 1936-48, 1929-31, 1924, 1922-23, 1917, 1914, 1906-11, 1901, 1894, 1892, 1886, 1880, 1866, 1852?, 1846, 1845, 1838?, 1825, 1817, 1790