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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
The questions below are ones that we frequently receive from people interested in Alaska's volcanoes. Since some of these questions are answered by information in this website (and other websites), we've provided links for you to follow to learn of the answer(s).

How many active volcanoes are there in Alaska?

Where can I find a list of latitudes and longitudes for volcanoes in Alaska?

How can I volunteer at / intern at / study at / work for AVO?

Why are there volcanoes in Alaska?

How do Alaskan volcanoes form?

If nobody lives up there, what hazards are there from eruptions at Alaskan volcanoes?

How do you monitor volcanoes?

How often do volcanoes in Alaska erupt?

Can I use the images from the AVO website?

Where do I find high-resolution images of Alaska's volcanoes?

Do you have any images of Alaska volcanoes erupting?

Does AVO work on other volcanoes?
Scientists from AVO often do work on other volcanoes, particularly in times of a volcanic crisis elsewhere in the United States (for example, some AVO scientists traveled to Oregon to assist with monitoring Mt. St. Helens in late 2004.) AVO scientists also routinely monitor volcanoes in Kamchatka, Russia (via satellite images).

Why do you work with Russian volcanologists?

Where can I find more information about a specific eruption?

Can you send me a sample of volcanic ash or rock?

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