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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-08565

The arcuate ridge in the center of the photo is the southern rim of Kanaton caldera. A snow-covered lake in the SE part of the caldera (center) contains a small island. The post-caldera cone of Kanaga is in the foreground. Young lava flows descend the flanks, particularly on the SW, S, and E. Photo by Fred Deines, 1993 (U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, courtesy of Alaska Volcano Observatory).

The arcuate ridge in the center of the photo is the southern rim of Kanaton caldera. A snow-covered lake in the SE part of the caldera (center) contains a small island. The post-caldera cone of Kanaga is in the foreground. Young lava flows descend the flanks, particularly on the SW, S, and E.

Photo by Fred Deines, 1993 (U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, courtesy of Alaska Volcano Observatory).

Keywords: stratovolcano | crater | island volcano | caldera


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