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1913-00-001919-00-00Martin: 1913 - 1919 From Miller and others (1998): "Mount Martin, venting a prominent steam plume, was first photographed in 1913 but erroneously called Mt. Katmai (Griggs, 1922). In 1915, Griggs (1922) recognized that the mountain was an unknown, fumarolically active volcano west of Mount Mageik and named it in honor of George C. Martin, who was the first to visit and describe the Katmai area following the 1912 eruption. "Numerous reports of activity from Mount Martin are contained in the literature. Sapper ... More informationinformation.pngye50http://www.avo.alaska.edu/volcanoes/activity.php?volcname=Martin&eruptionid=462&page=basic
1922-00-00Martin: 1922 From Hubbard (1931): "The day [in 1922] was unusually clear, and Martin, Mageik, and Kukak volcanoes were sending graceful columns of smoke high in the air, the ship's sextant giving the height of Martin's plume as close to 20,000 feet." This activity does not constitute a volcanic eruption.information.pngye50http://www.avo.alaska.edu/volcanoes/activity.php?volcname=Martin&eruptionid=463&page=basic
1927-05-18Martin: 1927 From Jaggar (1927): "Mageik and Martin were two volcanoes seen by Dr. Jaggar to be steaming, looking northwest from Shelikof Strait on May 18, 1927." This steaming does not constitute a volcanic eruption.information.pngye50http://www.avo.alaska.edu/volcanoes/activity.php?volcname=Martin&eruptionid=464&page=basic
1929-00-001929-00-00Martin: 1929 Jaggar (1929) reported that Martin and Mageik volcanoes were steaming throughout 1929. This activity does not constitute a volcanic eruption.information.pngye50http://www.avo.alaska.edu/volcanoes/activity.php?volcname=Martin&eruptionid=465&page=basic
1951-07-22Martin: 1951 From Muller and others (1954): "In recent years Mount Martin, a 6050-foot peak 11 miles southwest of Mount Trident, has been one of the steadiest performers in this part of the Aleutian Range. Because of Mount Martin's location, some of its activity has been incorrectly attributed to its larger neighbor to the northeast, Mount Mageik. Probably both the ashfall at Kukak Bay on July 22, 1951, and the eruptions reported as occurring simultaneously with Mount Trident's activity in February 1953, ... More informationinformation.pngye50http://www.avo.alaska.edu/volcanoes/activity.php?volcname=Martin&eruptionid=466&page=basic
1953-02-00Martin: 1953 Muller and others (1954) state that they believe the "eruptions reported as occurring simultaneously with Mount Trident's activity in February 1953" came from Mt. Martin, and also note that "During the second week of July [1953] Mount Martin was observed to be steaming steadily and with moderate vigor, although its plume was less conspicuous than that of Trident. During this interval, only quiet steaming occurred at the crater near the crest of Mount Mageik." However, Miller and others (1998) ... More informationinformation.pngye50http://www.avo.alaska.edu/volcanoes/activity.php?volcname=Martin&eruptionid=467&page=basic
1965-08-031965-8-5Martin: 1965 Ward and Matumoto (1967) note that "During August 3-5, 1965, pulverized ash filled the air in the region from the Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes to Brooks Lake. Although several people were within ten miles of Mts. Trident and Martin, the suspected sources, no aerial or ground reconnaissance could establish whether this ash was of volcanic origin or simply windblown (Ward and Ward, 1966.)" Ward also notes that Mt. Martin "fumed steadily" during 1965. However, Miller and others (1998) don't ... More informationinformation.pngye50http://www.avo.alaska.edu/volcanoes/activity.php?volcname=Martin&eruptionid=468&page=basic
1978-00-00Martin: 1978 The Bulletin of Volcanic Eruptions (1980) noted that during 1978: "This volcano continues to actively steam from its summit crater, and is the most conspicuous steamer in the Katmai region. The steam appears to rise from numerous fumaroles circling the crater rim." This activity does not constitute a volcanic eruption.information.pngye50http://www.avo.alaska.edu/volcanoes/activity.php?volcname=Martin&eruptionid=469&page=basic
1994-12-05Martin: 1994 ... More informationinformation.pngye50http://www.avo.alaska.edu/volcanoes/activity.php?volcname=Martin&eruptionid=578&page=basic
1995-03-151995-3-15Martin: 1995 From McGimsey and Neal (1996): "On Wednesday, March 15, 1995, the National Weather Service (NWS) received a report that residents in King Salmon, located 92 km (57 mi) to the northwest observed steam plumes rising 600-900 m (2000-3000 ft) over the general vicinity of Mount Martin. No indication of eruptive activity was detected on satellite imagery."information.pngye50http://www.avo.alaska.edu/volcanoes/activity.php?volcname=Martin&eruptionid=470&page=basic
1997-12-111997-12-11Martin: 1997 From McGimsey and Wallace (1999): "On Thursday, February 19, 1997, AVO received multiple pilot reports (PIREPs) of ash and steam rising to 5,000 ft (~1,500 m) above either Martin or Mageik volcanoes. No anomalous seismic activity was recorded on the Katmai seismic network, and no indication of eruptive activity was detected on satellite imagery." "* * * Another observation of unusual steaming at Martin and Mageik was reported to AVO on December 11, 1997, via the Alaska Tsunami Warning Center, ... More informationinformation.pngye50http://www.avo.alaska.edu/volcanoes/activity.php?volcname=Martin&eruptionid=471&page=basic
2002-12-11Martin: 2002 From Neal and others (2005): "On December 11, 2002, the National Weather Service office in King Salmon reported a ‘large steam plume' emanating from mountains east of King Salmon and extending up into the cloud deck. No discoloration was noted in the cloud. AVO staff examined the real-time seismic data from the Katmai area network and saw no evidence of anomalous behavior. No cloud or thermal anomaly was detected in Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) images. This information was ... More informationinformation.pngye50http://www.avo.alaska.edu/volcanoes/activity.php?volcname=Martin&eruptionid=527&page=basic
2004-00-00Martin: 2004 From Neal and others (2005; Open File 2005-1308): "On February 17, AVO received a call from the Bristol Bay Fire Chief Alan Williams who reported a 'steam column, all white, rising vertically above mountains to the east (of Naknek, 25 km [16 mi] west of King Salmon) * * * bigger than normal, and dissipating with altitude.' Williams had been a resident of the area for some years and felt this was a much larger a steam plume than was typical for the Katmai group. Williams' photos [see fig. 12 in ... More informationinformation.pngye50http://www.avo.alaska.edu/volcanoes/activity.php?volcname=Martin&eruptionid=548&page=basic
2005-02-262005-2-26Martin: 2005 From McGimsey and others (2007): "On February 26 [2005], AVO received from the Center Weather Service Unit (CWSU) several pilot reports of a steam cloud rising to 12,000 ft (3,360 m) from Katmai. An inspection of the webicorders, spectrograms, and satellite logs revealed nothing unusual. Because Katmai Volcano does not have active fumaroles, the reported activity was attributed to nearby Mounts Mageik or Martin, both of which have active fumaroles that frequently produce noticeable steam plumes. ... More informationinformation.pngye50http://www.avo.alaska.edu/volcanoes/activity.php?volcname=Martin&eruptionid=601&page=basic
2006-1-82006-1-22Martin: 2006 From Neal and others (2009): "On January 10, 2006, AVO raised the Level of Concern from GREEN to YELLOW after a sharp increase in earthquake activity beneath Mount Martin that had begun on January 8 (Dixon and others, 2007). Roughly 300 earthquakes were located in just over 2 days [see fig. 38 in original text], a significant increase over the long-term average rate of less than one event per day since the seismic network was installed in 1996. Satellite data did not indicate any obvious changes ... More informationinformation.pngye50http://www.avo.alaska.edu/volcanoes/activity.php?volcname=Martin&eruptionid=607&page=basic
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