Snow Mountain volcano
Typical eruption style
Snow Mountain volcano eruptions
: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene)
No recent earthquakes
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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).
---Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information
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)
3200 m a.s.l. Only a few meters left to climb! (c)
See also: Sentinel hub
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