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Published by National Park Service, U.S. Dept. of the Interior in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English


  • National parks and reserves -- Alaska

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Other titlesAniakchak National Monument and Preserve, Alaska
ContributionsUnited States. National Park Service
The Physical Object
Pagination1 sheet :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14445840M

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  Aniakchak National Monument may be directly accessed via air taxi flights chartered from King Salmon, AK and other nearby small towns and villages. Air charters can land you at Meshik Lake, Surprise Lake in the caldera, or Aniakchak, Amber, or . Katmai Air provided excellent service with our flight to Aniakchak. We landed on Surprise Lake in the caldera of an old volcano. The views were spectacular. Our pilot was very knowledgeable. He led us up a hill where we picked wild blueberries, huckleberries, and raspberries.5/5(9). Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve is a U.S. National Monument and National Preserve, consisting of the region around the Aniakchak volcano on the Aleutian Range of south-western ,acre (, ha) monument is one of the least-visited places in the National Park System due to its remote location and difficult ing body: National Park Service. Our guide to Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve gives you expert recommendations on the best attractions, restaurants, hotels, and more.

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Mount Aniakchak (Russian: Аниакчак) is a 3,year-old volcanic caldera approximately 10 kilometers (6 mi) in diameter, located in the Aleutian Range of Alaska, United gh a stratovolcano by composition, the pre-existing mountain collapsed in a major eruption forming the caldera. The area around the volcano is the Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, Location: Aniakchak National Monument and .   The volcanic remains at the heart of Aniakchak National Monument—the least visited site in the national park system—are a trippy mishmash of postapocalyptic cinder cones, hardened lava, and. Aniakchak National Monument on the map. How to get by car to the Aniakchak National Monument, Alaska state. How to book a room and its price in the Aniakchak National Monument. Aniakchak National Monument & Preserve. On Alaska Peninsula, near Port Heiden. The Aniakchak Caldera covers 10 square mi and is one of the great dry calderas in the world. At least 40 explosive eruptions have been documented from Aniakchak during the p years, making it the most active volcano of the eastern Aleutian arc. A dominantly andesitic pre-caldera volcano was constructed above basement Mesozoic and Tertiary sedimentary rocks that are exposed in the caldera walls to elevations of about m.