Cook Inlet, Alaska
Effects of the Volcano
Redoubt is an active volcano. Surrounded by 40,000 citizens (⅔ of Alaska's
population), this stratovolcano can become a huge problem
a lot of people. There is lots of wildlife near the volcano, that depend on the watershed, clean water.If it erupts it can destroy that clean water. But, it has been 7 years since the last eruption (2009). In 1902, explosions were heard hundreds of kilometers away and ashfall blanketed the Cook Inlet area. In 1960, explosive eruptions caused flooding and lahars from melting glaciers. In 2009, ash clouds
reached 65,000 feet in the air, while the land was covered with tephra.