Augustine Volcano

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Quick Facts

  • Location: 59 ° 21' 47" N, 153 ° 25' 50" W
  • Region: Kenai Peninsula
  • Uses:
  • Elevation: 3648 ft (1111.91 m)
  • Parent: Aleutian Range


An active volcano which forms the majority of Augustine Island, in Kamishak Bay, 70 mi. SW of Homer, Aleutian Range.

Named "Mount San Augustin" on May 26, 1778 by Captain Cook (1785, p. 386), Royal Navy (RN). It was called "Pan de Azucar," i.e. "sugar loaf" by Don Ignacio Arteaga in 1779. Published as "Mount San Augustine" in an 1867 U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) report, and as "Mount Chinabora" on a 1928 U.S. Post Route map.


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