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Quesnel Cone Group volcano

Pyroclastic cone(s) 1646 m / 5400 ft
Canada, 52.5°N / -121.17°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
Quesnel Cone Group volcano books
Typical eruption style: unspecified
Quesnel Cone Group volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene) No recent earthquakes
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A group of pyroclastic cones of Pliocene to Quaternary age are located near Quesnel Lake. The Abbott Creek Cone, about 6.5 km N of Quesnel Lake, was given an Ar-Ar age of 180 ka by Kuehn et al. (2015), confirming the Quaternary activity. However, another outcrop thought to be Quaternary yielded a Jurassic Ar-Ar age (Kuehn et al., 2015).
Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information

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