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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-05210

Mount Spurr is visible on the skyline 125 km W of Anchorage, Alaska. In 1992 three brief explosive eruptions from the Crater Peak vent deposited several millimeters of ash over south-central Alaska and on one occasion forced the closure of Anchorage International Airport for 20 hours. Photo by Game McGimsey, 1988 (Alaska Volcano Observatory, U.S. Geological Survey).

Mount Spurr is visible on the skyline 125 km W of Anchorage, Alaska. In 1992 three brief explosive eruptions from the Crater Peak vent deposited several millimeters of ash over south-central Alaska and on one occasion forced the closure of Anchorage International Airport for 20 hours.

Photo by Game McGimsey, 1988 (Alaska Volcano Observatory, U.S. Geological Survey).

Keywords: stratovolcano


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