The Largest Underwater Volcano In Alaska That’s Been Dormant For 25 Years… Until Now

You might be surprised to learn that Alaska contains over 130 volcanoes and volcanic fields which have been active within the last two million years. Although that statistic alone is quite staggering, no single volcano is as positively unique as this massive underwater volcano located in the Aleutian Islands. While it’s sat quiet for over 25 years, the last six weeks have proven that this stratovolcano has a lot to say and doesn’t plan on staying quiet anytime soon.

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For more on the story, the brief YouTube video below provides some great information.

If you thought that was amazing, be sure to check out these 15 views of Alaska from outer space that are guaranteed to leave you in awe. Also, there’s a reason this volcano in Alaska is absolutely perfect – and the truth behind it is positively shocking!