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Crater Flat volcano

Volcanic field 1128 m / 3701 ft
Nevada, United States, 36.77°N / -116.55°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Crater Flat volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene) No recent earthquakes
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Background:

The Crater Flat volcanic field south of the Miocene Timber Mountain caldera contains five Quaternary cinder cones and lava flows. The youngest cone, the Lathrop Wells scoria cone, was formed about 80,000 years ago (Valentine et al., 2007) and produced lava flows from vents at the southern and NE flanks of the scoria cone.
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information

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