Willow Peak volcano
Pyroclastic cone 3061 m / 10043 ft
Colorado, United States, 39.66°N / -107.17°WCurrent status
: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | ReportsWillow Peak volcano books
Typical eruption style
Willow Peak volcano eruptions
: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene)
No recent earthquakes
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The Willow Peak cinder cone is located in the White River National Forest, and can be reached from Coffee Pot Road. Although geomorphically young, this cone is regarded as somewhat older than the Dotsero lava flow (about 4,000 years before present). A lava flow that traveled 5.5 km to the east.
---Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information
See also: Sentinel hub
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