Logo link to homepage

Buldir

Photo of this volcano
  • United States
  • Aleutian Ridge Volcanic Arc
  • Composite | Stratovolcano
  • Unknown - Evidence Uncertain
  • Country
  • Volcanic Province
  • Landform | Volc Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 52.35°N
  • 175.911°E

  • 656 m
    2152 ft

  • 311010
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit
    Elevation

  • Volcano
    Number

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports available for Buldir.

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

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

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 Buldir. If this volcano has had large eruptions (VEI >= 4) prior to 10,000 years ago, information might be found on the Buldir 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 Buldir.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Buldir.

GVP Map Holdings

Maps are not currently available due to technical issues.

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.

Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

The following 15 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 118205-1 Bomb -- --
NMNH 118205-10 Basaltic andesite tephra -- 10 Sep 2015
NMNH 118205-11 Basaltic andesite bomb -- 10 Sep 2015
NMNH 118205-12 Lapilli tephra -- 10 Sep 2015
NMNH 118205-13 Pumiceous tephra -- 10 Sep 2015
NMNH 118205-14 Basaltic andesite scoriaceous tephra -- 10 Sep 2015
NMNH 118205-15 Basalt -- 10 Sep 2015
NMNH 118205-2 Basalt tephra -- 10 Sep 2015
NMNH 118205-3 Basaltic Andesite -- 10 Sep 2015
NMNH 118205-4 Basaltic andesite lapilli tephra -- 10 Sep 2015
NMNH 118205-5 Basaltic andesite lapilli tephra -- 10 Sep 2015
NMNH 118205-6 Scoria -- 10 Sep 2015
NMNH 118205-7 Ash -- 10 Sep 2015
NMNH 118205-8 Debris flow -- 10 Sep 2015
NMNH 118205-9 Ash -- 10 Sep 2015
External Sites