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Okmok reported activity

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Event Name : Okmok 1935/12

This is a questionable event.

Start:December 20, 1935 ± 14 DaysObserved

Lava flow: BibCard
"Fire", "Glowing", or incandescence: BibCard
Eruption Type:Explosive

Description: A UP article recounts a probable eruption of Okmok, on December 20, 1935. "Seward, Alaska - Dec. 30 - (UP) -- Violent eruption of Mt. Tulik, active volcano on nearly uninhabited Umnak Island in the Aleutian Archipelago was reported today by Capt. Chris Trondsen of the steamer Starr, who reached Seward after a cruise along the islands.

"Capt. Trondsen said great streams of flaming lava were pouring out of the cone of Mt. Tulik Dec. 20, and the sky for miles was red with the glare. There are no villages near the mountain."

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