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Blue Mountain

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  • United States
  • Alaska
  • Lava dome(s)
  • Pleistocene
  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 57.72°N
  • 157.83°W

  • 541 m
    1775 ft

  • 312803
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit
    Elevation

  • Volcano
    Number

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Blue Mountain.

The Global Volcanism Program has no Weekly Reports available for Blue Mountain.

The Global Volcanism Program has no Bulletin Reports available for Blue Mountain.

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

Eruptive History

The Global Volcanism Program is not aware of any Holocene eruptions from Blue Mountain. If this volcano has had large eruptions (VEI >= 4) prior to 10,000 years ago, information might be found on the Blue Mountain 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 Blue Mountain.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Blue Mountain.

Photo Gallery

The Global Volcanism Program has no photographs available for Blue Mountain.

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: Canada, United States
Publisher: DMA Aerospace Center
Country: United States, Canada
Year: 1989
Series: ONC
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of Canada, United States

Title: Quat Geol, Ugashik, Bristol Bay, & W Karluk Quads
Publisher: US Geological Survey
Country: United States
Year: 1987
Series: MI
Map Type: Geology
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of Quat Geol, Ugashik, Bristol Bay, & W Karluk Quads

Title: Kodiak
Publisher: US Department of Commerce, NOAA National Ocean Service
Country: United States
Year: 1987
Series: Sectional Aero Chart
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:500,000
Map of Kodiak

Title: Ugashik, AK Peninsula
Publisher: US Department of Commerce, NOAA National Ocean Service
Country: United States
Year: 1986
Map Type: Bathymetric
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of Ugashik, AK Peninsula

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: 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: N Aleutian Basin, Gulf of AK
Publisher: USDI Minerals Management Service
Country: United States
Year: 1984
Series: OCSRM maps
Map Type: Bathymetric
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of N Aleutian Basin, Gulf of AK

Title: Naknek
Publisher: US Geological Survey
Country: United States
Year: 1981
Series: AK Topo 250
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of Naknek

Title: Bristol Bay
Publisher: US Geological Survey
Country: United States
Year: 1977
Series: AK Topo 250
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of Bristol Bay

Title: Ugashik
Publisher: US Geological Survey
Country: United States
Year: 1963
Series: AK Topo 250
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of Ugashik
Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

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

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