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What if Katmai-Novarupta Happened Today?


Volcanic ash from Mount Katmai, more than from all other historical eruptions in Alaska combined, devastated areas hundreds of miles away, as shown in this map. Credit: USGS Jay Barrett/KMXT This week marks the 100th anniversary of the largest volcanic eruption of the 20th Century, which occurred across the Shelikof Strait from Kodiak Island on the Alaska Peninsula. The Katmai-Novarupta …

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