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Santa Clara volcano

volcanic field 1465 m / 4,806 ft
Utah, USA (mainland exept Alaska), 37.26°N / -113.63°W
Current status: dormant (1 out of 5)
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Typical eruption style: effusive
Santa Clara volcano eruptions: 10,000-20,000 years ago
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Thu, 20 Apr
Thu, 20 Apr 09:46 UTCM 2.3 / 11 km86 km NEVADA
Sun, 16 Apr
Sun, 16 Apr 05:41 UTCM 0.3 / 15.4 km53 km- 40km SE of Caliente, Nevada
Sun, 16 Apr 03:45 UTCM 0.3 / 14 km55 km- 39km SE of Caliente, Nevada
Fri, 14 Apr
Fri, 14 Apr 03:08 UTCM 1.5 / 7.3 km46 km- 8km W of Enoch, Utah
Wed, 12 Apr
Wed, 12 Apr 07:13 UTCM 0.5 / 3.6 km92 km- 32km SSW of Caliente, Nevada
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The Santa Clara volcanic field is volcanic area north of St. George in SW Utah, which has been active since abaout 4 million years ago. It contains numerous cinder cones and lava flows.
The Santa Clara lava flow was erupted from 2 young cider cones above Snow Canyon about 10-20,000 years ago and is one of the youngest lava flows in the Colorado Plateau/Basin and Range region. The almost unvegetated lava flow extends 16 km to the south down Snow Canyon, excavated through rocks of the colorful Navajo Sandstone.

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