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Sunset Crater volcano
cinder cone 2447 m / 8,028 ft
Arizona, Canada and USA (mainland), 35.37°N / -111.5°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) Sunset Crater volcano eruptions:
A.D. 1064 or 1065 (dendrochronology) OR around 1100 AD
Typical eruption style:
strombolian

Sunset Crater volcano news & activity updates:

Sunset crater (Arizona, USA): rumors about steaming likely false, volcano remains dormant

Sat, 6 Jun 2015, 11:07
11:07 AM | BY: T
Recent rumors about steaming from Sunset crater, and speculation of a possible reawakening of the volcano are most likely based on false or fake information. The volcano, one of Arziona's youngest, last erupted about 1000 years ago, but shows currently no signs of reawakening.
Of course, future eruptions are an entirely possible scenario - however, there's no indication this is about to occur right now.
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