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Soda Lakes volcano

maars 1251 m / 4,104 ft
Nevada, USA (mainland exept Alaska), 39.53°N / -118.87°W
Current status: dormant (1 out of 5)
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Typical eruption style: explosive
Soda Lakes volcano eruptions: probably less than 1500 years ago
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Wed, 22 Mar
Wed, 22 Mar 11:34 UTCM 0.6 / 13.5 km17 km- 26km NNW of Fallon, Nevada
Tue, 21 Mar
Tue, 21 Mar 05:06 UTCM 1.6 / 9.1 km43 km- 22km NNE of Yerington, Nevada
Mon, 20 Mar
Mon, 20 Mar 11:07 UTCM 0.7 / 1.8 km23 km- 10km ESE of Fernley, Nevada
Sun, 19 Mar
Sun, 19 Mar 07:57 UTCM 0.5 / 2.3 km20 km- 13km ESE of Fernley, Nevada
Sun, 19 Mar 06:09 UTCM 2.042 km NEVADA
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Two lake-filled basaltic maars (explosion craters), Soda Lake and Little Soda Lake, lie NW of the town of Fallon, Nevada.

Background:

The maars were formed subaerially, post-dating the Pleistocene glacial Lake Lahontan, and were estimated to be less than 10,000 years old and perhaps even less than 1500 years old.
The larger maar, Soda Lake, is about 1.3 x 2 km wide and is elongated in a NE-SW direction. The 300-m-wide Little Soda Lake lies south of Soda Lake. The late-Pleistocene Upsal Hogback cones lie to the NNE of Soda Lakes. The maars are the site of a geothermal prospect that may have discharged hot springs through the end of the 19th century.
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Source: GVP Soda Lakes information


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