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Akutan reported activity

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Event Name : Akutan 1980/7

Start:July 8, 1980 Observed

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Eruption Type:Explosive
ColHeight: 1000 m BibCard
MaxVEI: 2 BibCard

Description: From Shackelford (1982): "Akutan's central cone was observed to be in light eruption in July 1980. Observations on 3 July showed no eruptive activity. However, observers noted on 8 July a plume of steam and dark brownish gray ash rising over the volcano's central cone, to perhaps 0.5 -1.0 km above the crater. No glow was visible. Also, the July observations included the discovery of a fresh-looking lava flow of small dimensions that had moved through the breach in the caldera wall on the NW."

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