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Mason Spurr volcano

Lava dome(s) unknown
Antarctica, -78.58°S / 164.37°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Mason Spurr volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene) No recent earthquakes
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Background:

An older trachytic volcanic complex at Mason Spurr is overlain by a younger volcanic sequence consisting of a trachytic dome and tuff rings and numerous basanite and tephrite cinder cones. Several lava flows drape over the Mason Spurr bluffs, and may be less than 100,000 years old (LeMasurier and Thomson, 1990).
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


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