Mountain Home-Kuna Lava Field volcano

Updated: Aug 17, 2022 23:46 GMT - Refresh
Pyroclastic cone(s) 1040 m / 3412 ft
Idaho, United States, 43.2°N / -115.98°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)

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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Mountain Home-Kuna Lava Field volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene)
Lastest nearby earthquakes: No recent earthquakes

Background

This extensive field of Quaternary basalt extends about 95 km between Mountain Home and the Kuna-Melba area southeast of the Boise River Valley (Wood, 1997). Basaltic outcrops have been dated around 2 Ma at Wild Horse Butte and Jackass Butte.
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information

Mountain Home-Kuna Lava Field Photos

View towards the huge volcanic massive of Lepetimnos  (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
View towards the huge volcanic massive of Lepetimnos (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
By the time we have arrived on the NW side of the summit craters, the sun has risen and Etna drops her majestic morningshadow to the West over Sicily. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
By the time we have arrived on the NW side of the summit craters, the sun has risen and Etna drops her majestic morningshadow to the West over Sicily. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffe...
The lava flow has destroyed the cable car (Etna eruption July 2011). (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The lava flow has destroyed the cable car (Etna eruption July 2011). (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Strombolian activity at Etna's SE crater in October 2006. The lights of Catania in the background. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Strombolian activity at Etna's SE crater in October 2006. The lights of Catania in the background. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
 



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