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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?

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?
AVO does not distribute rocks or ash samples to the public. AVO collects rocks and ash samples for scientific analysis in support of its mission to better understand volcanic behavior in order to save lives, avoid damage to aircraft and other property, and to provide timely warnings of explosive activity. Samples are collected for use by AVO and its scientific collaborators only.

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