Alaska Volcano Observatory
Kiska reported activity
EVENT SPECIFIC INFORMATION
Event Name : Kiska 1927This is a questionable event.
|Start:|| 1927 ||Observed|
|Fumarolic or hydrothermal activity: ||
|MaxVEI: ||2 ||
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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