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1). However, each eruption usually consisted of multiple events over a period lasting from days to months. 14). 1. List of eruptions in the North Pacific region from 1970 to 2013 that produced ash clouds that exceeded 6 km in height. There were 115 eruptions over that period when categorized by year and volcano. However, the actual activity was much greater since many of the volcanoes were active multiple times within a year (modified from compilation by P. Webley and A. Steffke, 2005–2006). Year Volcano Year Volcano Year Volcano Year Volcano 1970 Karymsky 1986 Chikurachki 1998 Kliuchevskoi 2007 Shiveluch 1972 Alaid 1986 Bezymianny 1998 Karymsky 2007 Kliuchevskoi 1973 Pavlof 1987 Kliuchevskoi 1999 Karymsky 2007 Pavlof 1974 Kliuchevskoi 1987 Cleveland 1999 Bezymianny 2007 Bezymianny 1974 Pavlof 1989 Redoubt* 1999 Shishaldin* 2007 Shiveluch 1975 Tolbachik 1990 Bezymianny 1999 Bezymianny 2008 Okmok 1975 Cleveland 1990 Redoubt* 1999 Kliuchevskoi 2008 Cleveland* 1976 Augustine* 1990 Kliuchevskoi* 2000 Kliuchevskoi* 2008 Kasatochi 1977 Bezymianny 1990 St.

Alaska’s largest city, Anchorage, is only 130 km east of Spurr Volcano, and Pavlof Volcano is only 56 km from Cold Bay. Augustine Volcano was recorded erupting on a Landsat image (a) in 1986 and also shown in a west-looking 3-D perspective (b). Katmai and Novarupta Volcanoes, which had the largest regional eruption in the 20th century and the Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes are shown in the east-looking 3-D perspective (c). Also, two 10 km wide calderas are shown in 3-D perspectives: Aniakchak Volcano (d) looking east, and glacier-filled Veniaminof Volcano (e) looking south (the 3-D views were generated using NASA World Wind and the shaded relief map is from Natural Earth III Texture Maps).

Satellite monitoring of remote volcanoes improves study efforts in Alaska, EOS, Trans. Am. Geophys. Union, 79(35), 422–423. ; Schneider, D. (2002). Satellite imagery proves essential for monitoring erupting Aleutian Volcano, EOS, Trans. Am. Geophys. Union, 83(22), 241, 246–247. ; Steffke, A. (2004). Integrated satellite observations of the 2001 eruption of Mt. Cleveland, Alaska, J. Volcanol. , 135, 51–73. ; Engle, K. (2000). Thermal monitoring of North Pacific volcanoes from space, Geology, 28, 755–758.

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