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Amukta reported activity



Event Name : Amukta 1932/3

This is a questionable event.

Start:March 1, 1932 ± 7 DaysObserved

"Smoke": BibCard BibCard
Eruption Type:Explosive

Description: Newspaper accounts of a possible eruption at Amukta Volcano in 1932 are as follows:

From the Associated Press, March 1, 1932: "The crew of the motorship Eunice here [Dutch Harbor, AK] from the west, reported Amukta Island was throwing out a dense cloud of smoke and ashes over the water."

From the International News Service, March 1, 1932: "Spouting smoke and ashes for the first time in modern history of any of the present residents of Amukta Island volcano in the Aleutians group today went into action. Seismologists and geologists said it was the initial reuption of the volcano as far as they could ascertain."

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