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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) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: Explosive
Squaw Ridge volcano eruptions: probably none during the past 10,000 years
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Wed, 14 Nov
Wed, 14 Nov 00:45 UTCM 1.7 / 1.6 km76 kmExplosion - 4km NNE of Prineville, Oregon
Thu, 8 Nov
Thu, 8 Nov 00:13 UTCM 2.0 / 1.4 km67 kmExplosion - 6km W of Prineville, Oregon
Wed, 7 Nov
Wed, 7 Nov 00:16 UTCM 1.9 / 1.5 km68 kmExplosion - 6km W of Prineville, Oregon
Fri, 2 Nov
Fri, 2 Nov 00:54 UTCM 2.0 / 1.4 km75 kmExplosion - 3km NNE of Prineville, Oregon
Tue, 30 Oct
Tue, 30 Oct 01:02 UTCM 1.7 / 1.4 km26 km- 13km NNW of Bend, Oregon
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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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