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Mount Dutton
Mount Dutton lies 14 km (9 mi) north of the community of King Cove on the Alaska Peninsula
Highest point
Elevation 4,941 ft (1,506 m)
Listing Mountain peaks of Alaska
Location Alaska Peninsula, Alaska, U.S.
Parent range Aleutian Range
Mountain type Stratovolcano
Volcanic arc/belt Aleutian Arc
Last eruption Unknown

Mount Dutton is a stratovolcano in the Aleutian Range of the U.S. state of Alaska, on the Alaska Peninsula.


Dutton lies just short of 9 miles (14 km) from King Cove, a fishing headquarters for the locality.

Geologic activity

Map of Alaska Peninsula Volcanoes
Map showing volcanoes of Alaska Peninsula.

Dutton is a highly glaciated volcano. Its summit is composed of a series of lava domes which form a complex stratovolcano. The mountain's recent history is marked by at least avalanche which removed andesitic lava flows and several lava domes from the flank of its body and swiftly cascaded westward and southward towards Belkofski Bay.

Between 1984 and 1985, a series of earthquake swarms took place in the volcano's vicinity. Another swarm took place in the summer of 1988.

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