Volcanoes of Utah (8)

Bald Knoll | Black Rock Desert | Fumarole Butte | Kolob | Markagunt Plateau | Mineral Mountains-Cove Fort | Santa Clara | Smelter Knolls

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Bald Knoll

(cinder cones 2135 m / 7,005 ft)
Bald Knoll is the youngest of a group of basaltic cinder cones on the SW part of the Paunsaugunt Plateau in southern Utah, between the southern end of Bryce Canyon National Park and the western margin of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.
The Bald Knoll cinder con... [more]

Black Rock Desert

(volcanic field 1800 m / 5,905 ft)
The Black Rock Desert volcanic field of a group of small volcanic fields in south central Utah, at the eastern margin of the Great Basin. It is the youngest volcanic area in Utah and contains both Utah's youngest known rhyolite dome (0.4 million years old) and its youngest lava f... [more]

Fumarole Butte

(Shield 1609 m / 5279 ft)
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Kolob

(volcanic field 2727 m / 8,947 ft)
Kolob is a volcanic field in Zion National Park, Utah. It contains a chain of cinder cones and lava flows, the youngest one being the cinder cones in Diamond Valley. Other famous features of the area include the Kolob Canyons, Kolob Plateau, and Kolob Arch. [more]

Markagunt Plateau

(volcanic field 2840 m / 9,317 ft)
The Markagunt Plateau volcanic field, located east of Cedar Breaks National Monument in SW Utah, is a group of cinder cones and lava vents on Markagunt Plateau. The youngest cinder cones are located near Panguitch Lake in the north and Navajo Lake in the south.
Volcanic act... [more]

Mineral Mountains-Cove Fort

(Volcanic field 2770 m / 9088 ft)
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Santa Clara

(volcanic field 1465 m / 4,806 ft)
The Santa Clara volcanic field is volcanic area north of St. George in SW Utah, which has been active since abaout 4 million years ago. It contains numerous cinder cones and lava flows.
The Santa Clara lava flow was erupted from 2 young cider cones above Snow Canyon about ... [more]

Smelter Knolls

(Lava dome(s) 1555 m / 5102 ft)
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