Information About

Augustine Volcano

Quick Facts

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Location

59 ° 21' 47" N,
153 ° 25' 50" W

Region

Kenai Peninsula

Elevation

3648 ft (1111.91 m)

Uses

Augustine Volcano in Detail.

About

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

History

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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Places Near Augustine Volcano
Bars:

Augustine Rocks,

Capes:

Burr Point, Ursus Head,

Islands:

Augustine Island,

Mountains:

Augustine Volcano,