There’s A Reason This Alaska Volcano Is Absolutely Perfect. And It’s Shocking.

Mount Shishaldin is a very peculiar looking mountain on Unimak Island, part of the Aleutian Islands chain. The reason this mountain stands out among the rest is because it is almost perfect in every way. Shishaldin is the most symmetrical cone-shaped mountain on earth. In fact, the contour lines above 6,500 feet are perfectly circular. The perfection in its cone-like shape is a very strange occurrence and makes Mount Shishaldin one of a kind.

Learn more about this rare volcano and why it is considered to be so dangerous…

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Did you learn anything new about this magnificent mountain? Is there anything you can add? Let me know in the comments.