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Whaleback volcano

Shield 2605 m / 8547 ft
California, United States, 41.53°N / -122.14°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Whaleback volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene) No recent earthquakes
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Background:

Williams (1949) mapped the Whaleback shield volcano and nearby fissure vents as Holocene in age, but Luedke and Smith (1981) mapped the area as Pleistocene and Miller (1989) did not include Whaleback in a summary of Holocene volcanism in California.
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


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