Uliaga


Facts


  • Official Name: Uliaga Island
  • Seismically Monitored: No
  • Color Code: UNASSIGNED
  • Alert Level: UNASSIGNED
  • Elevation: 888m (2913ft)
  • Latitude: 53.065
  • Longitude: -169.767
  • Smithsonian VNum: 311250
  • Nearby Towns:
    • Nikolski 38 mi (62 km) SE
    • Unalaska 144 mi (232 km) NE
    • Akutan 180 mi (289 km) NE
    • Atka 195 mi (314 km) SW
    • Saint George 244 mi (393 km) NE

Description

From Wood and Kienle (1990) [1] : "Uliaga is a triangular-shaped island composed of an eroded stratovolcano. No evidence of a caldera is seen, but little is known geologically about this volcano."

Name Origin

"Uliaga Island' is an Unangam Tunuu name, reported by the U.S. Navy Hydrographic Office in 1894 (Orth, 1971).


References Cited

[1] Volcanoes of North America: United States and Canada, 1990

Wood, C. A., and Kienle, Juergen, (eds.), 1990, Volcanoes of North America: United States and Canada: New York, Cambridge University Press, 354 p.

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