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Three volcanoes erupt in Alaska

January 1, 1987

Alaska has over 40 historically active volcanoes and normally averages one eruption a year. Alaskan volcanoes were unusually active in 1986. Augustine, Pavlof, and Akutan volcaneos all erupted vigorously; at one time in April, all three were erupting. 

Publication Year 1987
Title Three volcanoes erupt in Alaska
Authors T. P. Miller
Publication Type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Series Title Earthquakes & Volcanoes (USGS)
Index ID 70168538
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse