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Bobrof Volcano description and information

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Official Name: Bobrof Volcano
Type:Stratovolcano
Most Recent Activity:
Seismically Monitored: No
Elevation: 2421 ft (738 m)
Latitude: 51.9072° N
Longitude:177.4409° W
Quadrangle:Adak
CAVW Number:311100
Pronunciation: Sound file
Nearby towns:Adak 35 mi (56 km) SE
Atka 139 mi (224 km) NE
Shemya Station 152 mi (244 km) NW
Attu Station 191 mi (307 km) NW
Anchorage 1215 mi (1956 km) NE
DESCRIPTION
From Wood and Kienle (1990): "Andesitic pyroclastic flows sampled at a seismic station (Adak network) are indicative of explosive eruptions; lavas at the same site indicate that more quiescent extrusive activity also occurred. Texturally, the rocks resemble those of Moffet volcano 50 km to the east. The geology of this small island and the timing of its volcanism are unknown."
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