North Sister volcano, along with Middle and South Sister part of the Three Sisters Group in central Oregon Cascades. The group forms a prominent landmark in the Central Oregon Cascades.
North Sister is the glacially eroded remnant of a andesitic-dacitic stratovolcano, exposing the volcano's central plug.
Middle Sister volcano, also over 3000 m in elevation, is located only 2 km to the south. It is basaltic-to-rhyolitic in composition and less eroded than North Sister, but there are no known eruptions in the past 10,000 years.
Active volcanoes in China: Did you know that there are at least 15 active volcanoes in China? The last eruption was from the Kunlun volcano in 1951.
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