Volcano – a mountain that spits fire? Volcano basics.

What is a volcano? If you ask kids all over the world to do a drawing, you will get quite similar results. A steep mountain with “fire” erupting from the top and sometimes lava streams running down it´s flanks. Let us deal with the very basics about volcanoes. I know it is much more complicated but…

Redoubt – an introduction

Redoubt Volcano is a 10,200 foot (3,100 m) stratovolcano that sits around 110 mi (175 km) southwest from Anchorage. It is visible from South Anchorage. Closest inhabited towns to Redoubt are the Kenai – Soldotna – Nikiski area surrounding the mouth of the Kenai River, some 50 mi (80 km) east of the mountain across…