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No Threat Seen to Village as Aleutian Volcano Erupts

March 20, 1987|United Press International

ANCHORAGE — A remote volcano in the Aleutian Islands has erupted for the first time in 13 years, spewing ash 2 1/2 miles high but posing no immediate threat to a nearby village, the U.S. Geological Survey said Thursday. Korovin volcano, about 1,100 miles southwest of Anchorage, is 12 miles from the tiny village of Atka.

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