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Mount Jarvis description and information


Official Name: Mount Jarvis
Type:Eroded stratocone
Most Recent Activity:
Seismically Monitored: No
Elevation: 13422 ft (4091 m)
Latitude: 62.0233° N
Longitude:143.6201° W
CAVW Number:
Pronunciation: Sound file
Nearby towns:Chitina 44 mi (71 km) SW
McCarthy 47 mi (75 km) SE
Kenny Lake 47 mi (75 km) SW
Slana 48 mi (78 km) NW
Anchorage 213 mi (343 km) SW
From Miller and Richter (1994): "This mountain is the high point of a slightly curvilinear, north-trending, 10-km-long, 4,000-m-high ridge. The snow- and ice-covered ridge is composed of a thick sequence of dacitic and andesitic lava flows and capped by either a massive dacite flow or by a series of smaller dacite domes. One K-Ar age on basal (?) Jarvis flows suggests an age of about 1.6 Ma (Richter and Smith, 1976)."
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