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Nunivak Island

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  • United States
  • Alaska
  • Shield
  • Pleistocene
  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 60.02°N
  • 166.33°W

  • 511 m
    1677 ft

  • 314020
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit
    Elevation

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Eruptive History

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

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Nunivak Island.

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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: 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: Nunivak Island (A-3)
Publisher: US Geological Survey
Country: United States
Year: 1981
Series: 63,360 Topo
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:63,360
Map of Nunivak Island (A-3)

Title: Nunivak Island
Publisher: US Geological Survey
Country: United States
Year: 1974
Series: AK Topo 250
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of Nunivak Island
Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

The following 9 samples associated with this volcano can be found in the Smithsonian's NMNH Department of Mineral Sciences collections, and may be availble for research (contact the Rock and Ore Collections Manager). Catalog number links will open a window with more information.

Catalog Number Sample Description Lava Source Collection Date
NMNH 111576 Basalt -- --
NMNH 111577 Basalt -- --
NMNH 111578 Basalt -- --
NMNH 111579 Basalt -- --
NMNH 111580 Basalt -- --
NMNH 111581 Basalt -- --
NMNH 111582 Basalt -- --
NMNH 111583 Basalt -- --
NMNH 111584 Basalt -- --
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