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Red Lake Mountain volcano

Pyroclastic cone 2036 m / 6680 ft
California, United States, 40.57°N / -121.59°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Red Lake Mountain volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene)
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Thu, 12 Mar 2020
Thu, 12 Mar 08:14 UTCM 1.0 / 2 km1 km9km NE of Viola, CA (USA)

Background:

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.
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information

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