Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes

Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes, Alaska
Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes / R. McGimsey, / public domain
Valley which is filled with volcanic ash from an eruption in 1912. The layer of ashes is up to 210 m deep. After the eruption there formed thousands of fumaroles from this ashfield, most are extinct by now. Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes now is crisscrossed with deep river canyons.

Location, GPS coordinates: 58.36751 N 155.349402 W
Categories: Fumaroles, Geothermal features
Values: Geology, Visual
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars (3 / 5)
Where is located? North America, United States, Alaska, Lake and Peninsula, west from Mount Griggs

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