National Park Service

Southwest Alaska Network (SWAN)

Inventory & Monitoring at
Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve

Aerial view of Aniachak Caldera
Aerial view of Aniakchak Caldera

Inventory Reports

Natural Resource Condition Assessment Report
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For more information contact: Amy Miller, Program Manager, Southwest Alaska Network

Midway down the wild and roadless Alaska Peninsula lies one of the Nation's most fascinating recent volcanic features. Aniakchak is a 6-mile-wide, 2,000-foot-deep caldera formed by the collapse of a 7,000-foot mountain. Lying inland in a region of frequent clouds and stormy weather, Aniakchak remained unknown to all but native inhabitants until the 1920s.

Inventories have been completed for birds, fish, and vascular plants in Aniakchak. Because of its remote location and horrible weather, monitoring activities in Aniakchak are limited.

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