Snow Mountain volcano

Stratovolcano 2077 m / 6814 ft
California, United States, 40.76°N / -121.8°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)

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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Snow Mountain volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene)

Latest nearby earthquakes

TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Monday, September 13, 2021 16:51 GMT (1 earthquake)
Sep 13, 2021 9:51 am (GMT -7) (Sep 13, 2021 16:51 GMT)
1.7

14 km
45 km (28 mi)
2km SW of Palo Cedro, CA
Sunday, September 12, 2021 20:49 GMT (1 earthquake)
Sep 12, 2021 1:49 pm (GMT -7) (Sep 12, 2021 20:49 GMT)
2.2

15 km
43 km (27 mi)
0km S of Palo Cedro, CA

Background

The Snow Mountain volcanic center is a large eroded andesitic-to-rhyolitic stratovolcano that was active from about 2 million to 1 million years ago (Clynne, in Wood and Kienle, 1990).
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information

Snow Mountain Photos

The bright glow illuminates the partially snow-covered surfaces of the mountain. The 2002 eruption cones to the left of the image. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The bright glow illuminates the partially snow-covered surfaces of the mountain. The 2002 eruption cones to the left of the image. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
With exceptional visibility, the still snow-clad mountain ranges of Crete in more than 120 km distance are clearly visible. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
With exceptional visibility, the still snow-clad mountain ranges of Crete in more than 120 km distance are clearly visible. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
3200 m a.s.l. Only a few meters left to climb! (c)
3200 m a.s.l. Only a few meters left to climb! (c)
There is snow even inside the pit crater. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
There is snow even inside the pit crater. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
 



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