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Suemez Island description and information


Type:Vents, domes, and flows
Most Recent Activity:
Seismically Monitored: No
Elevation: 0 ft ( m)
Latitude: 55.2268° N
Longitude:133.4032° W
CAVW Number:
Nearby towns:Craig 20 mi (32 km) NE
Hydaburg 23 mi (37 km) SE
Klawock 26 mi (41 km) NE
Hollis 34 mi (55 km) NE
Anchorage 726 mi (1168 km) NW
Devonian and Silurian sedimentary packages on Suemez Island are overlain by Quaternary rhyolite and trachyte vents, domes, and flows. Many of the vents are located close to Cape Felix, on the southwest portion of Suemez Island. (Kate Bull, personal communication, 2009).
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