Wrangell Volcano - John Seach



62.00 N, 144.02 W
summit elevation 4317 m
Shield volcano

Wrangell volcano is located in eastern Alaska. It is one of the world's largest continental volcanoes with a diameter of 30 km and a volume of 900 cu km.

The 1899 eruption of Wrangell Volcano was triggered by a magnitude 8.3 earthquake on the same day. Mt. Wrangell shook with at least 12 tiny earthquakes as the energy waves from the great Sumatra earthquake of December 26, 2004  passed through the mountain during a 10 minute-period.

Wrangell Volcano Eruptions

1907?, 1902, 1899, 1884-85, 1819