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IMAGE 124541
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A massive flank collapse of on older Shishaldin volcano edifice caused these large blocks to tumble down the side of the mountain, sometime in the early Holocene. The event created a debris field covering an area of over 2,000 acres (~3.7 square miles or miles or ~9.6 square kilometers) and extending ~7 miles (~11 km) from the source on the upper flanks.

Date: August 15, 2018 11:36 AM
Photographer/Creator: Schaefer, Janet

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