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Pinto Basin-Salton Creek volcano

Volcanic field 600 m / 1969 ft
California, United States, 33.9°N / -115.63°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Pinto Basin-Salton Creek volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene) No recent earthquakes
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation

Background:

Remnants of Pleistocene or Holocene basaltic flows and pyroclastic deposits lie on alluvium (Chesterman 1982). These volcanics are mapped as Pleistocene (Calif Div Mines & Geol, Luedke and Smith 1981).
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


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