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Volcanoes of the United States

by Steven R. Brantley

Shasta

Mount Shasta, California, has erupted at least 10 times in the past 3,400 years and at least 3 times in the past 750 years. (Photograph by Lyn Topinka.)

 

Introduction
Volcanoes and the Theory of Plate Tectonics
Recent Eruptions from U.S. Volcanoes
Hawaiian volcanoes
Cascade volcanoes
Alaskan volcanoes
Restless calderas
Active Volcanoes: Windows into the Past
Glossary
Further Reading

Front cover (clockwise from top): Augustine Volcano, Alaska, 1986; Mount St. Helens, Washington, 1980; Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii, 1983.

The online version of "Volcanoes of the United States" uses tables.

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Maintained by John Watson
Updated 06.24.97

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