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Trader Mtn description and information


Type:Pleistocene stratocone
Most Recent Activity:-96050
Seismically Monitored: No
Elevation: 2631 ft (802 m)
Latitude: 55.56377° N
Longitude:161.94523° W
Quadrangle:Port Moller
CAVW Number:
Pronunciation: Sound file
Nearby towns:Belkofski 32 mi (52 km) SW
King Cove 37 mi (60 km) SW
Cold Bay 40 mi (65 km) SW
Nelson Lagoon 42 mi (67 km) NE
Anchorage 583 mi (939 km) NE
Trader Mountain is a small dacitic stratocone-like feature with an extrusive dome; lava flows dip away from the center in all directions (Chris Nye, oral commun., 2007). Wilson and others (1995) [1] alternatively describe Trader Mountain as a hypabyssal dacite plug, and report a "potassium-argon age of 0.98+/- 0.05 Ma (F.H. Wilson and Nora Shew, unpub. data, 1988)."

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