Event Name : Pavlof 1762This is a questionable event.
|Start:|| 1762 ||Observed|
|Stop:|| 1786 ||Observed|
|Active; type of activity not specified: ||
|Eruption re-assigned to another volcano: ||
|Duration: ||At least 4 years? ||
Grewingk (1850, translated 2003 by Fritz Jaensch) reported Pavlof active from 1762-1786, and said that the northern crater collapsed in 1786.
Veniaminov (1840, translated by Lydia T. Black and R.H. Geoghegan, 1984) reports: "Before 1786 the northern, or interior, half burned. In 1786, following an eruption, at the time of a severe earthquake and tremendous thunder, its upper part collapsed; at the same time the crater opened in the southern or shore-ward half, whence smoke is emitted to this day."
Hantke (1955) also reports: "From 1762 to 1786, only the northern vent was active. That crater was then closed off by a plug. Eruptions then came out of southern vent."
Kennedy and Waldron (1955), McNutt (1985) suggests that some or all of this activity may be from Pavlof Sister, rather than Pavlof. Coats (1950) lists this eruption as from Pavlof Sister. Sapper (1927) estimates between 10^8 to 10^9 cubic meters of tephra were erupted.