Eruption of Mount Edgecumbe, Alaska 1974

Mount Edgecumbe is a basaltic/dacitic stratovolcano reaching 970m in height. The volcano hadn’t erupted for nearly 9000-13,000 years, until in 1974, it erupted in the most unusual fashion. Erupted in a way no volcano had ever done before. 39 years ago to the day, inhabitants of a town woke up to a simmering mountain. There […]