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Maidu volcano

Stratovolcano 2123 m / 6965 ft
California, United States, 40.3°N / -121.62°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Maidu 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 massive, highly eroded Maidu volcano center SW of Lassen National Park was active about 2-0.8 million years ago (Clynne, 1990). The hydrothermally altered andesitic stratovolcano also has erupted rhyolitic rocks, and a dacitic lava-dome field lies on the north flank of the volcanic center.
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


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