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Geology of southern Adak Island and Kagalaska Island, Alaska

George Dewitt Fraser

Geology of southern Adak Island and Kagalaska Island, Alaska

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geology -- Alaska -- Aleutian Islands.,
  • Volcanoes -- Alaska -- Aleutian Islands.,
  • Volcanism -- Alaska -- Aleutian Islands.,
  • Petrology -- Alaska -- Aleutian Islands.,
  • Rocks, Sedimentary -- Alaska -- Aleutian Islands.,
  • Rocks, Igneous -- Alaska -- Aleutian Islands.,
  • Granodiorite -- Alaska -- Aleutian Islands.,
  • Volcanic ash, tuff, etc. -- Alaska -- Aleutian Islands.,
  • Sedimentation and deposition -- Alaska -- Aleutian Islands.,
  • Intrusions (Geology) -- Alaska -- Aleutian Islands.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby George D. Fraser and George L. Snyder ; prepared in cooperation with the Departments of the Army, Navy, and Air Force.
    SeriesInvestigations of Alaskan volcanoes, Geological Survey bulletin -- 1028-M
    ContributionsSnyder, George L. 1927-, United States. Dept. of the Army., United States. Navy Dept., United States. Dept. of the Air Force.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 371-408 p. :
    Number of Pages408
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22974131M

    It has had seven know eruptions since The most recent eruption was in This photo of Kanaga is to the northwest from Adak Island. Photo by Howard Powers, U.S. Geological Survey, ca. Kanaga volcano. The rim of the older caldera can be seen behind Kanaga. Photo by R.E. Wilcox, U.S. Geological Survey, June United aphics. Population, Adak Island (Aleut: Adaax) is an island near the western extent of the Andreanof Islands group of the Aleutian Islands in 's southernmost town, Adak, is located on the island. Get your 3-Day weather forecast for Adak, AK. Hi/Low, RealFeel, precip, radar, & everything you need to be ready for the day, commute, and weekend!


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Geology of southern Adak Island and Kagalaska Island, Alaska by George Dewitt Fraser Download PDF EPUB FB2

GEOLOGY OF SOUTHERN ADAK ISLAND AND KAGALASKA ISLAND Aleuts, an Eskimauan people, are estimated to have lived in the hun­ dreds of villages from Attu Island to the Alaska Peninsula.

Nearly every island, including Adak, was inhabited (Collins, and others,p. Today there are only about 1, Aleuts and fourCited by: Geology of southern Adak Island and Geology of southern Adak Island and Kagalaska Island Island, Alaska.

[George D Fraser; George L Snyder; Geological Survey (U.S.); United States. Geology of southern Adak Island and Kagalska Island, Alaska (OCoLC) Reconnaissance geologic map, southern Adak Island and Kagalaska Island, Aleutian Islands, Alaska / geology compiled by G.D.

Get this from a library. Geology of southern Adak Island and Kagalaska Island, Alaska. [George D Fraser; George L Snyder; Geological Survey (U.S.),; United States. Department of the Air Force,; United States. Department of the Army,; United States. Department of the Navy,].

Adak Island (Aleut: Adaax, Russian: Адак) is an island near the western extent of the Andreanof Islands group of the Aleutian Islands in 's southernmost town, Adak, is located on the island has a land area of square miles ( km 2), measuring miles ( km) on length and 22 miles (35 km) on width, making it the 25th largest island in the United nates: 51°47′N °38′W / °N.

Adak (/ ˈ eɪ d æ k /, Aleut: Adaax), formerly Adak Station, is a city located on Adak Island, in the Aleutians West Census Area, Alaska, United the census the population wasup from in It is the westernmost municipality in the United States and the southernmost city in Alaska.

(See Extreme points of the United States).The city is the former location of the State: Alaska. City of Adak, Adak, Alaska. K likes. The City of Adak is the municipal government, otherwise known as a political subdivison of the State, for the island of Adak, Alaska/5(27).

The geology of the northern part of Adak Island, largest of the Andreanof group of the Aleutian Islands, was mapped in the summer of The part of Adak Island mapped comprises two physiographic and geologic divisions: A deeply glaciated southern area of folded, faulted, and Cited by: Geology of Southern Adak Island and Kagalaska Island, Alaska (Volume ) by Fraser G.D.

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History Aleut name published by F. Lutke (, p. The Russians published it as "O(strov) Kagalasksa," or "Kagalaksa Island" (Tebenkov,map 28). Adak and relocated the Aleuts to Russian settlements in Kodiak, the Pribilof Islands, and Sitka.

Adak Island became part of the Alaska Territory, which was subsequently purchased from Russia by the U.S. in Since the early s, the northern half. Webley, P.W., Dean, Kenneson, Bailey, J.E., and Peterson, Rorik,Volcanic ash modeling for North Pacific volcanoes automated operational monitoring and virtual globes: Fourth International Workshop on Volcanic Ash, World Meterological Organization (WMO) in close collaboration with the International Civil Aviation Organziation (ICAO) and the Civil Aviation Authority of New Zealand.

Aleutian archipelago. Kagalaska is the closest large ( km2) island to the east and is separated from Adak by Kagalaska Strait, which is roughly km wide on average and only m wide at its narrowest Year Population size (N) 0.

Adak Island pictures: Check out Tripadvisor members' 38 candid photos and videos of landmarks, hotels, and attractions in Adak Island. Drewes, Harald, Fraser, G. D., Snyder, G. L., and Barnett, H. Jr.,Geology of Unalaska Island and adjacent insular shelf, Aleutian Islands, Alaska: in.

Explore Adak: Many people visit Alaska’s Adak Island to experience the prolific fisheries, abundant caribou, and breathtaking natural remote wonder is a photographer’s paradise and a nirvana for those seeking tranquility in the wilderness.

Outdoor recreational activities on Adak include fishing, hunting, backpacking, birding, and wildlife viewing. Like all other Roadside Geology books - the Alaska version is great. The only setback being a lack of roads for 99% of the state.

This is a great state to explore if you know or engage a bush pilot. That being said, the authors cover the roadless parts of the state with wide brush strokes describing the numerous terrains that make up the whole Cited by: Kasatochi Island is a member of the Aleutian Islands, which lie above a narrow ridge that separates the Bering Sea from the North Pacific.

It lies at the Atka Pass northwest of the western tip of Atka Island and east of Great Sitkin is at ° N latitude and ° W longitude, with a summit elevation of m ( ft.) Kasatochi Island has a land area of sq mi ( Location: Aleutian Islands, Alaska, United States.

Adak Island, located in the the Aleutian Chain of Alaska, lies in the subpolar oceanic climate zone, characterized by persistently overcast skies.

The total flight duration time from Anchorage (ANC) to Adak Island (ADK) is typically 3 hours 10 minutes. This is the average non-stop flight time based upon historical flights for this route.

During this period travelers can expect to fly about 1, miles, or 1, kilometers. Best Dining in Adak Island, Aleutian Islands: See 7 Tripadvisor traveler reviews of Adak Island restaurants and search by cuisine, price, location, and more.

Hunting Adak Island Caribou on the Aleutian Islands. Full TV Episodes playing on Amazon Prime Video - Direct link to watch mobile MS Book and Mineral Company United States Geological Survey Bulletins - G.

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Other articles where Adak is discussed: Aleutian Islands: History: Adak (formerly Adak Station) was the site of a naval station (–97), its military installations used as a base for mounting the Attu campaign in May Before the closure of the naval station, Adak was once Alaska’s sixth-largest city, with some 6, people.

Hunting Caribou - Adak Alaska. Caribou on Adak are big and abundant. They were introduced to Adak in the ’s to provide hunting opportunities and emergency food for residents of the Adak Naval Air Station.

When the base closed inhunting declined sharply, and the caribou population exploded to more than triple in size. Unfortunately, because Alaska doesn't touch any of the 48 contiguous states in the main part of the country, many maps of the United States frequently look like this.

In the above map, Alaska looks like a huge island to the Southeast of the U.S. Geology of Rat Island Aleutian Islands Alaska By RICHARD Q. LEWIS, WILLIS H.

NELSON, end HOWARD A. POWERS INVESTIGATIONS OF ALASKAN VOLCANOES GEOLOGICAL SURVEY BULLETIN Prepared in cooperatim with the Ofice, Chief of E~gineets, U.S. Army UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE, WASHlNQTON I File Size: 1MB.

It’s no mystery how caribou wound up on Adak Island. They were imported in the late s so Navy personnel would have something to hunt. Nowadays, the Navy is. People always ask what was my favorite thing we found on Adak. I am partial to our salvage of the center court eagle from the old Bob Reeve High School.

The school building is like most on Adak, ravaged. Mother Nature is taking the island back. Wind, rain, sun, rain, snow, wind, rain, repeat for the past 20 years. Paint was literally peeling. If you have concerns about Tanaga Island, send those in and we will forward those on to proper care takers.

If you have insights you would like to share we welcome those as well. Alaska Guide Co. is based in Valdez, Alaska and seeks to educate people on Alaska through adventure tours and online informational resources.

INVESTIGATIONS OF ALASKAN VOLCANOE GEOLOGY OF NORTHERN KANAGA ISLAND, ALASKA The northern part of Kanaga Idand, one of the central Aleutian Idands, was examined briefly in duly The oldeat rocka recognized cornprim B ~equwce of basalt flows and tuff beds, remnants of a cone that u7aa formed near the pent north coast.

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Adak's most pressing problem is electricity. The island's run-down power system was designed for a large military installation, and is poorly suited to a small residential : Joshua Saul. Alaska Islands: A list of all the Islands in Alaska that begin with A with maps, driving directions and a local area search function.

If you’re on Adak to explore the island like I was, ask for tips on his favorite places. The unit itself was large and very tidy, dry and warm, just what one needs on Adak.

Thanks Steven. Nils TZ; If you’re coming to Adak, I would definitely recommend staying at Steve’s place. Adak Island is way out there, so far at the end of the Aleutian archipelago in the Bering Sea that it shares a time zone with Hawaii instead of its own state. This is not a place for the fainthearted.

Besides being earthquake prone and still recovering from a military hangover of unexploded. The Aleutian Islands are a chain of 14 large volcanic islands and 55 smaller ones, forming part of the Aleutian Arc in the Northern Pacific Ocean, occupying an area of 6, sq mi (17, km²) and extending about 1, mi (1, km) westward from the Alaska Peninsula toward the Kamchatka Peninsula, marking a line between the Bering Sea and the Pacific Ocean.

Adak is a city in the state of Alaska in the United is in the Aleutians West Censuspeople called it Adakthere were people living there. Adak is the most western municipality in the United States.

It is also the most southern city in Alaska. Adak Army Base and Adak Naval Operating Base used to be there. SourcesCensus Area: Aleutians West. The Alaska Geological Society is a not-for-profit organization of both professional geoscientists and general earth science enthusiasts.

Our mission is to promote interest in, and understanding of, the geology of Alaska and to provide a forum and common organization for those interested in geology and related earth sciences. Adak Island is an island near the western extent of the Andreanof Islands group of the Aleutian Islands in Alaska.

Alaska's southernmost town, Adak, is located on the island. The island has a land area of km² ( square miles) and is located at latitude 51°52′47″N, °39′28″W.

Due to harsh winds, frequent cloud cover, and cold temperatures, very little vegetation grows. BIRDS OF ADAK ISLAND, ALASKA 5DI, I80 ’ FIGURE 1. Map of Alaska Peninsula-Aleutian Islands-Commander Islands axis, southern Bering Sea.

the only other Aleutian records west of Unalaska Island. The species is occasional in the Commander Islands in winter and spring (Johansen ). G&a by: PUBLIC HEALTH ASSESSMENT.

NAVAL AIR FACILITY, ADAK (a/k/a ADAK NAVAL AIR STATION) ADAK, ALEUTIAN ISLANDS CENSUS, ALASKA. SUMMARY. Adak Island is located in the Andreanof Island group of the Aleutian Islands, the string of rugged, volcanic islands (archipelago) curving 1, mi (1, km) west from the tip of the Alaska Peninsula.The median home cost in Adak is $31, Home appreciation the last 10 years has been %.

Check out the homes in the area. SCHOOLS Adak public schools spend $50, per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12, There are about .