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  • United States
  • Alaska
  • Shield
  • Pleistocene
  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 62.213°N
  • 144.13°W

  • 4959 m
    16266 ft

  • 315010
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit

  • Volcano

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Sanford.

The Global Volcanism Program has no Weekly Reports available for Sanford.

The Global Volcanism Program has no Bulletin Reports available for Sanford.

This compilation of synonyms and subsidiary features may not be comprehensive. Features are organized into four major categories: Cones, Craters, Domes, and Thermal Features. Synonyms of features appear indented below the primary name. In some cases additional feature type, elevation, or location details are provided.

Eruptive History

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

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Sanford.

The Global Volcanism Program has no photographs available for Sanford.

Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

The following 4 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 117233-18 Pumice -- --
NMNH 117233-20 Rhyodacite -- --
NMNH 117233-21 Glass -- --
NMNH 117457-14 Dacite -- --

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