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Lakeshore Cone description and information

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Official Name: Lakeshore Cone
Type:Cone
Most Recent Activity:
Seismically Monitored: No
Elevation: 584 ft (178 m)
Latitude: 51.95448° N
Longitude:179.63379° E
Quadrangle:Rat Islands
CAVW Number:
Nearby towns:Adak 159 mi (257 km) SE
Shemya Station 239 mi (385 km) NW
Atka 262 mi (422 km) NE
Attu Station 278 mi (447 km) NW
Anchorage 1307 mi (2104 km) NE
DESCRIPTION
From Coats, 1959 [1]: "Small scoria mound, with a maximum altitude of 585 feet, on the western shore of Fenner Lake. From the northwest side of its base two flows have escaped. The younger one has crossed the older one and the irregularities of its front now make minor coves and peninsulas near the northern extremity of Fenner Lake. The cone was not examined at close range and nothing is known of the composition of its lava flows." Coats' map labels Lakeshore Cone as basalt, however.
REFERENCES CITED
[1]
Geologic reconnaissance of Semisopochnoi Island, western Aleutian Islands, Alaska, 1959
citation imageCoats, R. R., 1959, Geologic reconnaissance of Semisopochnoi Island, western Aleutian Islands, Alaska: in Investigations of Alaskan volcanoes, U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1028-O, p. 477-519, 1 sheet, scale 1:25,000.
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