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Tlevak Strait description and information

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Type:Low gradient lava flows
Most Recent Activity:
Seismically Monitored: No
Elevation: 164 ft (50 m)
Latitude: 55.2496° N
Longitude:133.302° W
Quadrangle:Craig
CAVW Number:315060
Associated Features:Arena Cove
Nearby towns:Craig 17 mi (27 km) NE
Hydaburg 19 mi (30 km) SE
Klawock 22 mi (36 km) NE
Hollis 30 mi (48 km) NE
Anchorage 728 mi (1171 km) NW
DESCRIPTION
From Wood and Kienle (1990): "Flat-lying sodic alkalic olivine basalt flows with fresh pahoehoe surfaces occur in the vicinity of Tlevak Strait west of Prince of Wales Island, at Trocadero Bay on Suemez Island, and in valleys on northern Dall Island. The outcrop areas are indicated by Qb on the map [Eberlein and others, 1983]."
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