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Cinder Cone (British Columbia)

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Cinder Cone (British Columbia)

Cinder Cone
Elevation 1,910 m (6,270 ft)
Prominence 120 m (390 ft)
Location
Location British Columbia, Canada
Range Garibaldi Ranges
Coordinates
Topo map NTS 92G/14
Geology
Type Cinder cone
Age of rock Holocene
Volcanic arc/belt Cascade Volcanic Arc
Garibaldi Volcanic Belt
Last eruption Holocene

Cinder Cone is a cinder cone with a small crater on the west side of the Helm Glacier in Garibaldi Provincial Park in British Columbia, Canada. Cinder Cone is surrounded by cinder flats and its crater is filled with melt water during the summer. Cinder Cone is eroded easily by melt water during the spring, washing the pyroclastics into the Valley of Desolation. Cinder Cone produced a 9 km (6 mi) long lava flow during the early Holocene.

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References

  • "Cinder Cone". BC Geographical Names. http://apps.gov.bc.ca/pub/bcgnws/names/670.html.
  • "Cinder Cone". Bivouac.com. http://www.bivouac.com/MtnPg.asp?MtnId=594.


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