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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-09453

During a 1902 expedition in the Mount Wrangell area the U. S. Geological Survey geologist W. C. Mendenhall observed plumes and ash-covered snow. This photograph showing an ash plume rising above the summit crater was probably taken during the summer of 1902. Ash darkens the snow over a wide area of the southern slopes of the volcano. The small cone on the far-left horizon is Mount Zanetti. Photo by W.C. Mendenhall, 1902 (U. S. Geological Survey).

During a 1902 expedition in the Mount Wrangell area the U. S. Geological Survey geologist W. C. Mendenhall observed plumes and ash-covered snow. This photograph showing an ash plume rising above the summit crater was probably taken during the summer of 1902. Ash darkens the snow over a wide area of the southern slopes of the volcano. The small cone on the far-left horizon is Mount Zanetti.

Photo by W.C. Mendenhall, 1902 (U. S. Geological Survey).

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