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Redoubt Volcano  Alaska   #7656
Ranges: North America Ranges / Alaska Ranges / Chigmit Mountains

Height: 3108 m -> 10197 feet
Prominence?: 2788 m above Lake Clark Pass
Line Parent?: Mount Spurr (94.2 km away, at bearing 16 degrees)
Greater Parent: Denali (301.0 km away)

Location:   60.48517,-152.74400     60:29:07, -152:44:38   5V 514069 6705473 (83 km W of Kenai).   AreaCode: GP02/EH84
First Ascent: 1959 Charles Deehr, Jon Gardey, Finley Kennel, Gene Wescott
Redoubt Volcano
This peak is #8 in Prominence List for Alaska .An active, glaciated volcano located in Lake Clark National Park. at the head of Redoubt Creek on the west side of Cook Inlet. It's part of the Chigmit Mountains. Mount Redoubt has had several recorded eruptions, the most recent in March 2009. On December 15, 1989 a KLM Boeing 747 airliner on a flight from Amsterdam to Anchorage flew right through the volcanic ash emitted by Mount Redoubt. Ash sucked into the turbines caused all four engines as well as the standby electrical generator to shut down. The pilot glided the plane down to an elevation below the ash cloud and then managed to restart all engines. The plane landed safely but there was extensive damage to the turbines.

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