Silver Creek volcano
Typical eruption style
: unspecifiedSilver Creek volcano eruptions
: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene)
No recent earthquakes
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The Silver Creek volcanic field covers about 1600 km2 ESE of Newberry volcano and Diamond Craters. Four K-Ar dates in the eastern part of the field range from 3 to 2 million years, but the youngest rocks could be Pleistocene in age (Wood and Kienle, 1990).
---Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information
Elegant shapes on the lava lake crust. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Stripes on the surface of the lava lake crust. hawaii_e6843.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...
See also: Sentinel hub
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