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Katmai

Mount. a volcano in SW Alaska, in the Aleutian Range: erupted in 1912 forming the Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes, a region with numerous fumaroles; established as Katmai National Monument, 10 917 sq. km (4215 sq. miles), in 1918. Height: 2100 m (7000 ft.). Depth of crater: 1130 m (3700 ft.). Width of crater: about 4 km (2.5 miles)
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Katmai

 

an active volcano in Alaska, in the northern Aleutian Range; elevation, 2, 047 m.

One of Katmai’s most violent eruptions occurred on June 6, 1912, and a caldera with a lake with a diameter of 1.5 km and a depth of approximately 1, 200 m was formed at the site of thecrater. The lower slopes of Katmai are covered with coniferousforests. The upper slopes are covered with mountain tundra.There are glaciers on the northeast slope.

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Katmai

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