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List of volcanic craters in Alaska facts for kids

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OkmokCaldera
Okmok Caldera

The United States National Geodetic Survey lists thirteen craters in the state of Alaska.

Aleutians East Borough

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Mount Aniakchak caldera
  • Fisher Caldera is located on Unimak Island and named for American geologist Bernard Fisher, who died on June 22, 1946, while exploring the Umnak Pass. It is 8 miles (13 km) by 6 miles (10 km) in area.

Aleutians West Census Area

  • Okmok Caldera

Bethel Census Area

  • Binalik Crater is located on Nunivak Island. It was named by the Yupik people, and reported in 1937. It is 0.3 miles (0.5 km) across.
  • Ikathiwik Crater
  • Nanwaksjiak Crater

Kodiak Island

Novarupta
Novarupta, July 1987
  • Kaguyak Crater

Lake and Peninsula Borough

Nome Census Area

  • Twin Calderas

Valdez-Cordova Census Area

  • East Crater
  • Mount Wrangell
  • North Crater
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