Silver Lake volcano

Updated: Jul 7, 2022 04:27 GMT - Refresh
cinder cones 1535 m / 5,036 ft
California (Canada and USA (mainland)), 40.73°N / -121.84°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)

Silver Lake is one of many volcanic fields northern California. It consists of 3 small explosion craters The volcano consists of 3 small cinder cones and lava lakes. The craters contain lakes: Silver Lake, Author Lake, and Buckhorn Lake.

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Typical eruption style: Explosive
Silver Lake volcano eruptions: none during the past 10,000 years
Lastest nearby earthquakes: No recent earthquakes

Silver Lake Photos

A lava fountain casts its shadow onto the silvery crust of the lava lake. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
A lava fountain casts its shadow onto the silvery crust of the lava lake. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Silvery, ropy stripes record the initial streching the thin crust of the lava lake has undergone immediately before cooling sufficiently to become locally rigid. hawaii_e6842.jpg (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Silvery, ropy stripes record the initial streching the thin crust of the lava lake has undergone immediately before cooling sufficiently to become locally rigid. hawaii_e...
Thin, silvery crust of the lava lake. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Thin, silvery crust of the lava lake. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Silvery surface of the lava lake crust (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Silvery surface of the lava lake crust (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
 



See also: Sentinel hub | Landsat 8 | NASA FIRMS
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