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Map showing volcanoes of the Aleutian Arc.

The Aleutian Arc is a large volcanic arc in the U.S. state of Alaska. It consists of a number of active volcanoes that have formed as a result of subduction along the Aleutian Trench. Although taking its name from the Aleutian Islands, this term is a geologic grouping rather than a geographic one, and the Aleutian Arc extends from the Alaska Peninsula to the Aleutian Islands.[1]


Volcanoes within the volcanic arc include:


Coordinates: 52°17′N 174°09′W / 52.28°N 174.15°W / 52.28; -174.15


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