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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
Fri, 10 Mar
Fri, 10 Mar 23:11 UTCM 1.7 / 1.7 km30 kmExplosion - 6km SSE of Bend, Oregon
Sat, 4 Mar
Sat, 4 Mar 02:01 UTCM 1.1 / 3.2 km18 km- 9km E of Sunriver, Oregon
Thu, 16 Feb
Thu, 16 Feb 16:29 UTCM 0.8 / 8.7 km12 km- 28km E of La Pine, 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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