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Squaw Ridge volcano

lava field, shield volcano
Oregon, USA (mainland exept Alaska), 43.47°N / -120.75°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)
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Typical eruption style: Explosive
Squaw Ridge volcano eruptions: probably none during the past 10,000 years
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Mon, 24 Apr
Mon, 24 Apr 04:25 UTCM 1.1 / 6.7 km46 km- 46km SSE of Prineville, Oregon
Wed, 19 Apr
Wed, 19 Apr 22:40 UTCM 2.0 / 1.9 km38 kmExplosion - 9km SW of Redmond, Oregon
The Squaw Ridge lava field, also known as the East lava field, together with Devils Garden and Four Craters is the middle of a group of 3 young basaltic fields located in the High Lava Plains SE of Newberry volcano. It forms a small shield volcano from which lava flows have flowed in all directions, reaching 6 km from the source. The center of the field is capped by the Lava Mountain cinder cone. The age of the lava field is not known, but probably slightly older than 10,000 years (GVP).


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