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Sutter Buttes volcano

Lava dome(s) 645 m / 2116 ft
California, United States, 39.21°N / -121.82°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Sutter Buttes volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene) No recent earthquakes
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The isolated Sutter Buttes rise dramatically above the flat floor of the Sacramento Valley. This andesitic-to-rhyolitic lava-dome complex was active during the Pleistocene. An andesitic central core is surrounded by a ring of dacitic-to-rhyolitic domes.
Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information

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