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Kiska reported activity

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Event Name : Kiska 1927

This is a questionable event.

Start: 1927 Observed

Fumarolic or hydrothermal activity: BibCard BibCard
Eruption Type:Other
MaxVEI: 2 BibCard

Description: Jaggar (1927) reports that Kiska is a "fuming volcano."

Miller and others (1998) summarizes from Coats (1961): "Coats briefly visited Kiska volcano in 1947 and found no evidence of recent ash flows nor any active fumaroles; the youngest lava flows were more heavily vegetated at any given altitude than counterparts on adjacent islands known to have been erupted in the 20th century. The youngest lava flows before 1962 were probably between 100 and several hundred years old. Coats concluded that any events between 1905 and 1947 were at most solfataric."

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