Valley of Ten Thousand SmokesValley of Ten Thousand Smokes
region in SW Alas. in which steam and gases are emitted from thousands of earth vents
Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes
A volcanic region of southwest Alaska at the upper end of the Alaska Peninsula. It was formed by the eruption of Mount Katmai in 1912, when ash and rock fragments filled a valley adjacent to the volcano, and hot gases were emitted through countless cracks in the surface.