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OUTDOORS Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska Fairba On a wet, windy, foggy night a few summers ago, Guy Tytgat checked into the loneliest hotel in the Aleutians. His room was four feet wide and five feet tall, made of fiberglass, and perched on the lip of a volcanic crater.

A bad night in a good box

The gray fiberglass hut in which the Alaska Volcano Observatory's Guy Tytgat spent a miserable night on Okmok Caldera. Here, in better weather, Jackie Caplan-Auerbach is pictured in 2002.
Photo By Guy Tytgat
The gray fiberglass hut in which the Alaska Volcano Observatory's Guy Tytgat spent a miserable night on Okmok Caldera. Here, in better weather, Jackie Caplan-Auerbach is pictured in 2002.
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