Mount Emmons (Alaska) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsMount Emmons
View, looking northeast, of Mount Emmons in 1987
|Elevation||4,711 ft (1,436 m)|
|Listing||List of volcanoes in the United States|
|Location||Alaska Peninsula, Lake and Peninsula Borough, Alaska
|Parent range||Aleutian Range|
|Topo map||USGS Cold Bay B-1|
|Volcanic arc/belt||Aleutian Arc|
The summit is one of three cones constructed within the 7-by-11-mile (11 km × 18 km) caldera, which also contains an elongated crater lake on its southwest side.
The most recent of several caldera-forming eruptions at Emmons Lake occurred more than 10,000 years ago. No historical eruptions have occurred at Emmons Lake.
The peak is located within the Alaska Peninsula National Wildlife Refuge.
Mount Emmons is a local name published on a USGS map in 1943.
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