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Sanford

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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
    16270 ft

  • 315010
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit
    Elevation

  • Volcano
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The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Sanford.

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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.

Photo Gallery

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GVP Map Holdings

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. The maps database originated over 30 years ago, but was only recently updated and connected to our main database. We welcome users to tell us if they see incorrect information or other problems with the maps; please use the Contact GVP link at the bottom of the page to send us email.

Title: Canada, United States
Publisher: DMA Aerospace Center
Country: United States, Canada
Year: 1989
Series: ONC
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of Canada, United States
Title: Map Showing Distribution, Composition, and Age of Late Cenozoic Volcanic Craters in Alaska
Publisher: US Geological Survey
Country: United States
Year: 1986
Series: Misc Investigations
Map Type: Geology
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of Map Showing Distribution, Composition, and Age of Late Cenozoic Volcanic Craters in Alaska
Title: Gulkana
Publisher: US Geological Survey
Country: United States
Year: 1985
Series: AK Topo 250
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of Gulkana
Title: Nabesna
Publisher: US Geological Survey
Country: United States
Year: 1982
Series: AK Topo 250
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of Nabesna
Title: XSect E Aleut Arc, from Spurr-Aleutian Trench
Publisher: GSA
Country: United States
Year: 1982
Series: MC
Map Type: Geology (Cross-Section)
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of XSect E Aleut Arc, from Spurr-Aleutian Trench
Title: Valdez
Publisher: US Geological Survey
Country: United States
Year: 1981
Series: AK Topo 250
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of Valdez
Title: McCarthy
Publisher: US Geological Survey
Country: United States
Year: 1981
Series: AK Topo 250
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of McCarthy
Title: McCarthy (D-8)
Publisher: US Geological Survey
Country: United States
Year: 1960
Series: 63,360 Topo
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:63,360
Map of McCarthy (D-8)
Title: Valdez (D-1)
Publisher: US Geological Survey
Country: United States
Year: 1959
Series: 63,360 Topo
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:63,360
Map of Valdez (D-1)
Title: Gulkana (A-1)
Publisher: US Geological Survey
Country: United States
Year: 1959
Series: 63,360 Topo
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:63,360
Map of Gulkana (A-1)
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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