Recheschnoi

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  • 53.157°N
  • 168.539°W

  • 1984 m
    6508 ft

  • 311280
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There are no Holocene eruptions known for Recheschnoi. If this volcano has had large eruptions prior to 10,000 years ago, information might be found in the LaMEVE (Large Magnitude Explosive Volcanic Eruptions) database, a part of the Volcano Global Risk Identification and Analysis Project (VOGRIPA).

The following references are the sources used for data regarding this volcano. References are linked directly to our volcano data file. Discussion of another volcano or eruption (sometimes far from the one that is the subject of the manuscript) may produce a citation that is not at all apparent from the title. Additional discussion of data sources can be found under Volcano Data Criteria.

Byers F M, 1959. Geology of Umnak and Bogoslof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska. U S Geol Surv Bull, 1028-L: 267-365.

Byers F M, 1961. Petrology of three volcanic suites, Umnak and Bogoslof Islands, Aleutian Island, Alaska. Geol Soc Amer Bull, 72: 93-128.

IAVCEI, 1973-80. Post-Miocene Volcanoes of the World. IAVCEI Data Sheets, Rome: Internatl Assoc Volc Chemistry Earth's Interior..

Motyka R J, Liss S A, Nye C J, Moorman M A, 1993. Geothermal resources of the Aleutian arc. Alaska Div Geol Geophys Surv, Prof Rpt, no 114, 17 p and 4 map sheets.

Myers J D, 1994. The Geology, Geochemistry and Petrology of the recent Magmatic Phase of the Central and Western Aleutian Arc. Unpublished manuscript, unpaginated.

Smith R L, Shaw H R, Luedke R G, Russell S L, 1978. Comprehensive tables giving physical data and thermal energy estimates for young igneous systems of the United States. U S Geol Surv Open-File Rpt, 78-925: 1-25.

Wood C A, Kienle J (eds), 1990. Volcanoes of North America. Cambridge, England: Cambridge Univ Press, 354 p.

The heavily glaciated, 1984-m-high Recheschnoi stratovolcano is located ENE of a roughly 900-m-high saddle across from Vsevidof volcano. Recheschnoi consists of an elongated, NE-SW-trending ridge that is dissected by deep glacier-filled valleys. Erosion is more extensive at the NE end. Holocene andesitic pyroclastic cones and rhyolitic lava domes, the latter west of the head of Russian Bay, are situated on the east and west flanks of the volcano. The Geyser Bight geothermal area on the NE flank of Recheschnoi is one of the hottest and most extensive thermal areas in Alaska. It consists of six zones of thermal springs and two fumarolic areas along upper Geyser Creek and contains the only known geysers in the state. Other thermal areas occur at Hot Springs Cove and Partov Cove on the rugged isthmus between Recheschnoi and Okmok volcanoes.