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Lava Butte volcano

Shield(s) 1447 m / 4747 ft
Oregon, United States, 43°N / -117.42°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Lava Butte 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 Lava Butte shield volcano, also known as Rocky Butte, lies south of Jordan Craters, and is 0.03-0.09 million years old (Hart and Mertzman, 1983). The slightly older Clarks Butte shield lies to the north and has been dated at 0.25 million years. Another unnamed shield volcano lies to the east of Lava Butte.
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information

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