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Little Sitkin reported activity




Event Name : Little Sitkin CFE I

Start: 126000 Years BP Unknown dating method
Stop: 11700 Years BP Unknown dating method

Caldera/crater: BibCard
Eruption Type:Explosive

Description: From Miller and others (1998): "The active stratovolcano on Little Sitkin Island occurs within the eroded remnants of a nested double caldera of probable late Pleistocene age. The older caldera (Caldera One) is about 4.8 km in diameter and is centered slightly northeast of the island's midpoint. The caldera formed at the site of a large stratovolcano, the remnants of which are the oldest rocks exposed on the island (unit Qtw)."

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