Alaska Volcano Observatory
Kukak reported activity
EVENT SPECIFIC INFORMATION
Event Name : Kukak 1889This is a questionable event.
|Start:|| 1889 ||Observed|
|Active; type of activity not specified: ||
Martin (1913) writes "The easternmost volcano known on the Alaska Peninsula is Mount Kugak, which was probably active in 1889."
Wilson Fiske Erskine (1962) writes "Kukak is supposed to have erupted as late as 1889 * * *. The effects of Kukak's eruption on human life and civilization was relatively insignificant. The area is a barren country and the eruption was minor compared to that of Katmai's. Weather conditions at the time of Kukak's eruption also limited the area covered with volcanic debris. In a few years all signs of Kukak's blast were obliterated."
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