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Red Lake Mountain volcano
Typical eruption style
: unspecifiedRed Lake Mountain volcano eruptions
: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene)
|Time||Mag. / Depth||Distance||Location|
|Thu, 12 Mar 2020|
|Thu, 12 Mar 08:14 UTC||M 1.0 / 2 km||1 km||9km NE of Viola, CA (USA)|
A massive lava Pleistocene lava flow from Red Lake Mountain cinder cone traveled nearly 30 miles (~45 km) to the west. The basaltic flow covers nearly 50 sq miles and has an estimated volume of 1-2 cu miles (Macdonald, 1963). Highway 44 traverses the flow.
---Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information
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