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Rocky Pass, Kuiu Island, Sitka Borough, Alaska, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 56° 40' 38'' North , 133° 44' 20'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 56.67722,-133.73889
GeoHash:G#: c40fkty2d
Locality type:Pass
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


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Oligocene - Tertiary
23.03 - 66 Ma



ID: 1636274
Admiralty Island and Cenotaph Volcanics

Age: Paleogene (23.03 - 66 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Admiralty Island Volcanics; Cenotaph Volcanics

Description: Basalt and other mafic extrusive rocks. Dark gray, rusty-weathering, platy, blocky, or columnar jointed flows 50 cm to several meters thick. Commonly vesicular and amygdaloidal; amygdule fillings include calcite, epidote, chalcedony, chlorite, and zeolites.

Lithology: Igneous

Reference: Wilson, F.H., Hults, C.P., Mull, C.G, and Karl, S.M. (compilers). Geologic map of Alaska. doi: 10.3133/sim3340. U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 3340, pamphlet 196. [21]

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The Canadian Mineralogist; June 1997; v. 35; no. 3; p. 691-698

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