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Four Craters volcano

volcanic field 1501 m / 4,924 ft
Oregon, USA (mainland exept Alaska), 43.36°N / -120.67°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)
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Typical eruption style: Explosive
Four Craters volcano eruptions: probably around 10-20,000 years ago
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Wed, 14 Jun
Wed, 14 Jun 12:16 UTCM 0.6 / 1.9 km0 km- 22km ESE of Three Rivers, Oregon
Thu, 25 May
Thu, 25 May 23:44 UTCM 1.3 / 3.4 km3 km- 20km ESE of Three Rivers, Oregon
Thu, 25 May 18:01 UTCM 0.5 / 1.7 km2 km- 21km E of La Pine, Oregon
Wed, 24 May
Wed, 24 May 16:30 UTCM 1.7 / 5.5 km13 km- 25km SW of La Pine, Oregon
Fri, 19 May
Fri, 19 May 00:47 UTCM 1.0 / 0.9 km1 km- 21km ESE of Three Rivers, Oregon
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The Four Craters lava field, along with Devils Garden and Squaw Ridge, is the SE-most of a group of 3 basaltic lava fields SE of Newberry volcano in the High Lava Plains of central Oregon.
The Four Craters lava field contains 4 spatter cones along a 4-km-long NW-SE-trending line. The NW-most and highest cone has a well-preserved crater rim. The other 3 cones are breached to the west, SW, and south, respectively. The age of the Four Craters lava field is unknown, but probably similar to that of Squaw Ridge and Devils Garden, i.e. most likely about 10-20,000 years ago.


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