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Herbert

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  • United States
  • Alaska
  • Stratovolcano
  • Unknown - Evidence Credible
  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 52.742°N
  • 170.111°W

  • 1280 m
    4198 ft

  • 311220
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit
    Elevation

  • Volcano
    Number

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Herbert.

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The Global Volcanism Program has no synonyms or subfeatures listed for Herbert.

Eruptive History

The Global Volcanism Program is not aware of any Holocene eruptions from Herbert. If this volcano has had large eruptions (VEI >= 4) prior to 10,000 years ago, information might be found on the Herbert page in the LaMEVE (Large Magnitude Explosive Volcanic Eruptions) database, a part of the Volcano Global Risk Identification and Analysis Project (VOGRIPA).

Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Herbert.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Herbert.

Photo Gallery

Herbert Island, capped by the snow-covered peak in the right foreground, is a classic, symmetrical stratovolcano with a 2-km-wide summit caldera that is breached to NW. No historical eruptions have been recorded from 1280-m-high Herbert volcano, which, like many other Aleutian volcanoes, has not been studied geologically. This June 23, 1987, view from the WSW shows a steam plume originating from conical Cleveland volcano in background, whose slopes are darkened by ashfall from an eruption that began on June 19.

Photo by Harold Wilson (Peninsula Airways), 1987 (courtesy of John Reeder, Alaska Div. Geology Geophysical Surveys).
See title for photo information.
GVP Map Holdings

The maps shown below have been scanned from the GVP map archives and include the volcano on this page. Clicking on the small images will load the full 300 dpi map. Very small-scale maps (such as world maps) are not included. The maps database originated over 30 years ago, but was only recently updated and connected to our main database. We welcome users to tell us if they see incorrect information or other problems with the maps; please use the Contact GVP link at the bottom of the page to send us email.

Title: Samalga Island
Publisher: US Department of Commerce, NOAA National Ocean Service
Country: United States
Year: 1987
Map Type: Bathymetric
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of Samalga Island
Title: Dutch Harbor
Publisher: US Department of Commerce, NOAA National Ocean Service
Country: United States
Year: 1987
Series: Section Aero Chart
Map Type: Navigation
Scale: 1:500,000
Map of Dutch Harbor
Title: United States
Publisher: DMA Aerospace Center
Country: United States
Year: 1987
Series: ONC
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of United States
Title: Map Showing Distribution, Composition, and Age of Late Cenozoic Volcanic Craters in Alaska
Publisher: US Geological Survey
Country: United States
Year: 1986
Series: Misc Investigations
Map Type: Geology
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of Map Showing Distribution, Composition, and Age of Late Cenozoic Volcanic Craters in Alaska
Title: Saint George Basin Regional Map
Publisher: USDI Minerals Management Service
Country: United States
Year: 1984
Series: OCSRM maps
Map Type: Bathymetric
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of Saint George Basin Regional Map
Title: Magnetic Map of N Pacific Ocean
Publisher: US Department of Commerce, NOAA National Ocean Service
Country: United States
Year: 1973
Series: Seamap
Map Type: Geophysical (Magnetic)
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of Magnetic Map of N Pacific Ocean
Title: Gravity Map of N Pacific Ocean
Publisher: US Department of Commerce, NOAA National Ocean Service
Country: United States
Year: 1973
Series: Seamap
Map Type: Geophysical (Gravity)
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of Gravity Map of N Pacific Ocean
Title: Amukta
Publisher: US Geological Survey
Country: United States
Year: 1951
Series: AK Recon Topo 250
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of Amukta
Title: Samalga Island
Publisher: US Geological Survey
Country: United States
Year: 1951
Series: AK Recon Topo 250
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of Samalga Island
Title: Umnak
Publisher: US Geological Survey
Country: United States
Year: 1951
Series: AK Recon Topo 250
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of Umnak
Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

There are no samples for Herbert in the Smithsonian's NMNH Department of Mineral Sciences Rock and Ore collection.

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