Mountain Lakes volcano

Volcanic field 2502 m / 8209 ft
Oregon, United States, 42.32°N / -122.08°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)

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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Mountain Lakes volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene)

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Background

The Mountain Lakes volcanic field, located east of Brown Mountain and NW of Klamath Falls, is a Pliocene-to-Quaternary cluster of andesitic volcanic vents. The volcanic field contains Aspen Butte and LIttle Aspen Butte, the latter a shield volcano that is the southermost Quaternary volcano in Oregon (Hildreth, 2007).
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information

Mountain Lakes Photos

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)
Eruption from the new crater and silhouette of an old cable car. (c)
Eruption from the new crater and silhouette of an old cable car. (c)
 



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